Yes! The Natchez Trace Parkway is still open for travelers during the government shutdown. Stretching 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, the Trace can take you places you’ll never forget. From Native American burial mounds to antebellum mansions, placid lakes to Civil War battle sites, nature trails to urban cityscapes, this All-American Road … Continue reading Natchez Trace Parkway Open During Shutdown
TUPELO, MS: Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway) will conduct a prescribed fire (controlled burn) on Tuesday, December 18 and Wednesday, December 19 at the Blackbelt Overlook (milepost 252) in Lee County, MS. This prescribed fire will help to restore the native prairie and reduce vegetation that could burn in a wildfire along the … Continue reading Controlled Burning Along the Natchez Trace Parkway
The Natchez Trace Parkway is hiring temporary tractor operators and maintenance workers for next summer’s mowing season.
The National Park Service (NPS) requests civic engagement about proposed options to screen a planned housing development.
The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 8 at the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Over and Under the Snow.”
A small portion of the Blackland Prairie section of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail from Lakeshire Drive to Highway 78/I-22 has been re-opened (milepost 263.3 to 263.8).
With the help of volunteer researchers, Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway) staff members have identified the gravesite of Paris Martin, who was an enslaved person at the Mount Locust Plantation before the Civil War.
A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 1 at the Parkway Visitor Center in Tupelo, MS.
From January through September 2018, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced overall increases in the number of recreational visits above the 2017 figures.
The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, November 24, 2018.
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