Field Trips

A field trip to the Natchez Trace Parkway will provide an opportunity for your students to be immersed in Parkway resources, and have experiences that can not be replicated in the classroom.

All field trips are free of charge, and are scheduled based on ranger availability. Please have alternate days ready when scheduling your trip. Bus parking and restrooms are available at most locations.

Field trips build real experience and lasting memories. To schedule a field trip, complete the Group Visit Request Form.

The Natchez Trace Parkway offers free curriculum-based field trips and classroom programs from Pre-K through Grade 12. Students will get a unique experience by learning from a park ranger with hands-on activities in a national park environment. On-site programs take place at the Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266, Tupelo, MS, and are scheduled from 9:00 am-11:30 am. Afternoon programs may be available upon request, but are limited.

Field trips for grades K-6 are pre-structured and will be automatically adjusted according to group size. Additional options are availabel upon request. The maximum number of students is 210. Teachers will lead at least one activity during the field trip. (*) Indicates a ranger-led rotation.

K - 1st Grade
Animals! Color, Shape, and Size*
Symbols and How the Natchez Trace
Came to Be*
Nittak Hollo Nakfish! It’s Saturday!
“Traces Through Time” Parkway Film
Scavenger Hunt
American Indian Pottery
4th - 5th Grade
Fashion a Fish*
This Land is Your Land*
Web of Life
Animal Olympics
Living History Timeline
National Scenic Trail
2nd - 3rd Grade
Where Do I Live? *
So Many Hats*
Map the Parkway
“Traces Through Time” Parkway Film
Silent Walk on Beech Spring Loop Trail
Clothespin Adaptation Game
6th Grade
Skins and Skulls*
National Park Service*
Energy Pyramid
Old Trace Trail
Archeology Dig
Oh, Deer!

Last updated: September 1, 2017

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Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804


(800) 305-7417

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