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Natchez Trace Parkway Traveler Advisory Winter Storm Weather Advisory

TUPELO, MS: A traveler advisory is in effect for the Natchez Trace Parkway from Jackson, MS (milepost 100) to the Alabama state line (milepost 310).

The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings and advisories for these areas. A mixture of sleet, freezing rain, ice and snow can be expected beginning Monday evening and extending into Tuesday evening. The greatest area of impact on the Parkway is expected to be between Kosciusko, MS and Tupelo, MS. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Traveler Advisory Bridges Remain Icy on Southern Portions of Parkway

TUPELO, MS: A traveler advisory is in effect for the Natchez Trace Parkway from mile post 100 at Jackson, MS south to mile post 0 at Natchez, MS. The National Weather Service in Jackson, MS has issued a winter weather advisory for accumulating snow and sleet; which is in effect until 5:00 PM this afternoon. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Traveler Advisory Icy Patches on Northern Portions of Parkway

TUPELO, MS: A traveler advisory is in effect for the Natchez Trace Parkway from mile post 340 (Tennessee/Alabama line) north. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Junior Ranger Day

NATCHEZ, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway will host a Junior Ranger Day at the Mount Locust Information Center on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Junior Rangers will have the opportunity to earn their Junior Ranger Badge, or Junior Boatman Patch by participating in different activities. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Traveler Advisory Bridges Remain Icy on Southern Portions of Parkway

TUPELO, MS: A traveler advisory remains in effect for the Natchez Trace Parkway from mile post 40 (Port Gibson) south. Continue reading

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Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

TUPELO, MS: Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway is planning to conduct two prescribed fires (controlled burns) in Lee County, MS on January 30 and January 31. The prescribed fires are located at: Prescribed Fire Name Milepost Confederate Gravesites 270 Headquarters … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Traveler Advisory Winter Weather Alert

NATCHEZ, MS: A traveler advisory is in effect for southern portions of the Natchez Trace Parkway, effective immediately on Tuesday, January 28 through Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Continue reading

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Tarra Turns 40

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

On the third Saturday of each month, The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee Welcome Center is open to the public and will host a presentation from Sanctuary staff at 2:30. On Saturday, February 15, join us as we take a look at Tarra at forty and share some highlights from her recent past. Continue reading

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NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY EXPERIENCING ICY CONDITIONS ON THE SOUTHERN 10 MILES OF THE PARKWAY WEATHER ADVISORY NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

As a result of winter weather conditions, the Natchez Trace Parkway has issued a travelers advisory for sections of the Parkway in Adams County in Mississippi. The Parkway is experiencing icing conditions from the southern terminus at milepost 0 to … Continue reading

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Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

TUPELO, MS: Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway is planning to conduct four prescribed fires (controlled burns) in Lee County, MS and Pontotoc County, MS between the dates of January 21 and January 24. Continue reading

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The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. Continue reading

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Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

TUPELO, MS: Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway is planning to conduct two prescribed fires (controlled burns) in Lee County, MS between the dates of January 15 and January 17. Continue reading

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The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Traveler Advisory Winter Weather Alert

TUPELO, MS: A traveler advisory is in effect for northern portions of the Natchez Trace Parkway, effective from 9:00 p.m. Monday, December 9, through 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 10. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Temporary Bridge Closure in Colbert and Lauderdale County, Alabama

CHEROKEE, AL: Natchez Trace Parkway officials announce that repairs on the bridge over the Tennessee River near Cherokee, Alabama requires the closure of the bridge during part of the day on Wednesday, December 11, 2013. The closure should not exceed two hours. A steel joint in the surface of the bridge will be replaced. Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Junior Ranger Program

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to “The Natchez Trace Toy Box,” a special Junior Ranger program held at the Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Junior Rangers will learn about toys that children played with in the 1800s and have a chance to try them out. Jacobs ladders, buzz saws, and tops are just a few examples of the toys that will be available for children to try. Participants may make a toy to take home. Continue reading

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Natchez Hills Vineyard Christmas Dinner Concert

A celebratory Natchez Hills Vineyard Christmas Dinner Concert  will be presented by Natchez Hills Vineyard on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 in  the Vineyard’s 4,000 sq ft Event Hall located on the property at 109 Overhead Bridge Rd (off Hwy 412), … Continue reading

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Christmas Open House at Amber Falls Winery & Cellars

Christmas Open House Saturday, November 30 at Amber Falls Winery Amber Falls Winery & Cellars’ annual holiday gift to the community, its Christmas Open House, will be held on Saturday, November 30, featuring the 2013 Snow Village display, release of … Continue reading

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