Extended Vehicle Parking

Extended parking in designated areas is permitted along the Parkway. The Natchez Trace Parkway is not responsible for damage to the vehicle. Download the form below or call the Parkway Visitor Center during operating hours at 1-800-305-7417 or 662-680-4027.

Download the Extended Parking Form here.
A black pickup truck in a parking area overlooking a two lane road through a forest.
Overnight parking must be registered.

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Leaving a personal vehicle while bicycling the Parkway is permissible after an Extended Parking form has been submitted.

The Natchez Trace Parkway is not responsible for unattended vehicles. Please do not leave valuables in your vehicles.

Recommended parking lots include:

Leipers Fork Ranger Station (milepost 428)
Garrison Creek (milepost 427.6)
Gordon House Historic Site (milepost 407.7)
Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site (milepost 385.9)
Colbert Ferry (milepost 327.3)
Buzzard Roost Springs (milepost 320.3)
Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266)
Jeff Busby (milepost 193.1)
Parkway Information Cabin (milepost 102.4)
Elizabeth Female Academy Site (milepost 5.1)

Last updated: November 15, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804


800 305-7417
The Parkway Visitor Center near Tupelo, MS, is open 9am-4:30pm seven days a week. The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st.

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