Pets are allowed along trails and viewpoints of the Natchez Trace Parkway under the following conditions:
You and your dog can work together to earn a BARK Ranger dog tag. Visit our Parkway Visitor Center at milepost 266, near Tupelo, Mississippi, or other visitor contact stations, to find out how your dog can become a BARK Ranger.
Find out more about the National Park Service BARK Ranger program.
If you would like a digital copy of our BARK Ranger booklet, email us here.
Cats Who Think They are DogsCats who walk trails and follow the BARK Ranger Creed, can earn a tag, too!
Last updated: September 25, 2021