Basic Information

A sun-lit trail leads off into the woods.
Portions of the National Scenic Trail beckon all along Natchez Trace Parkway.

NPS / J. Dinkelaker

The five developed sections of the national scenic trail are accessed from different points along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Established in 1983, the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail runs parallel to the parkway, providing visitors numerous opportunities to enjoy the scenery and history of the Natchez Trace corridor through hiking or horseback riding.

Last updated: March 9, 2016

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Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804


The visitor center is open 7 days a week during normal business hours. The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st.

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