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    Natchez Trace

    National Scenic Trail Mississippi

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  • Portion of National Scenic Trail Near Tupelo Closed to Hikers

    Part of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail (NOT the Parkway) near Tupelo, MS, has been closed until 2015 due to construction under Tupelo's Major Thoroughfare Construction Project. Parkway travelers may expect delays, but no detours are expected. More »

Fees & Reservations

There are no fees or reservations associated with the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail. The trail is a unit of the National Park Service and is administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway, headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi. If you have questions or concerns about the trail, please call 1-800-305-7417.

Did You Know?

The Tupelo Trail in Mississippi is one of the four sections of National Scenic Trail in the park.

The National Trails System Act of 1968 identified the Natchez Trace as one of the initial 14 routes nationwide thought to have potential as a national scenic trail.