Additional Sections of Natchez Trace Parkway Close Due to Severe Weather

February 15, 2021

Avoid traveling the Parkway from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN  TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway is closed from Mileposts 0 to 152, 355 to 370, and 429 to 442 due to severe weather and icy conditions. Additional closures are anticipated as the severe weather […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Closed from Milepost 429 – 442 Due to Adverse Weather

February 13, 2021

Icy conditions span the entire Parkway from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN  TUPELO, MS – Natchez Trace Parkway has issued a travel advisory from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN due to adverse […]

National Park Service implements mask requirement across all parks and federal buildings

February 2, 2021

Date: February 2, 2021Contact: WASHINGTON – To protect the health of those who live, work and visit our national parks and facilities, and in support of the President’s Executive Order […]

Prescribed Fires to be Conducted Along Natchez Trace Parkway

February 1, 2021

TUPELO, MS – Natchez Trace Parkway will conduct several prescribed fires in Mississippi over the next two months.  As soon as Friday, January 29, fire crews will start burning areas that they have prepared over the winter months.  During prescribed fire operations, […]

Journeys of Discovery: Featuring The Natchez Trace

January 21, 2021

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Amber Falls Winery in the heart of Tennessee’s Natchez TraceAmber Falls Winery and Cellars, situated close to the Natchez Trace Parkway, is just 17 minutes away from […]

The New York Times (1995): Following an 8,000-Year-Old Buffalo Trail

January 11, 2021

About the ArchiveThis is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. To preserve these articles as they originally […]

10,000 miles of national park trails restored in 16 states. It took three years

January 8, 2021

The National Park Foundation and Nature Valley completed a three-year project to restore 10,000 miles of trails within 19 national parks across 16 states, including the Natchez Trace Parkway. Read […]

Controlled Burning along Natchez Trace Parkway

December 10, 2020

TUPELO, MS – Natchez Trace Parkway will conduct several small prescribed fires (controlled burns) in the Tupelo area during the month of December 2020.  All fires will be small scale and […]

Outside Magazine: 50 Family Adventures Across the U.S. for 2021

December 9, 2020

Take a look at Outside Magazine’s blog, “50 Family Adventures Across the U.S. for 2021” featuring the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Commercial Vehicles and the Natchez Trace Parkway

November 19, 2020

Release Date: Immediate  Contact: Prashant Lotwala, Chief Ranger,, 662-680-4013    TUPELO, MS – On November 18, 2020, early in the morning, law enforcement Park Ranger Tim McElwain was conducting traffic enforcement patrol […]