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  • Alert 1 , Severity ,danger ,, Tornado Safety Areas Weather is usually nice, but during inclement weather tune your radio or phone to a weather station for changes in conditions that may produce tornadoes. On our home page, scroll down to Weather or click on "more" for a list of sheltered areas
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Caution


 
Visitors to the Natchez Trace Parkway can expect the following closures, detours, or delays:


Trail and Facilities Closures

  • The Owens Creek Trail and waterfall site at milepost 52.4 is closed due to safety concerns. Erosion is causing the trail to break away. For your safety, please observe posted closures.
  • The historic barn at milepost 414 is a safety hazard, and closed to the public. This is NOT the barn at the Tobacco Farm at milepost 401.4.
  • The restrooms at Jacks Branch, milepost 377.8, are closed indefinitely due to septic system failure.

Hikers along the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail can expect the following closures or detours:

  • The Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail (NOT the parkway) at Owen's Creek (milepost 52.4) is closed due to safety concerns. For your safety, please observe posted closures.

Last updated: March 1, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:

(800) 305-7417

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