Press Releases

LOOK TWICE, SAVE A LIFE

October 30, 2018

Chief Ranger Sarah Davis advises, “The Natchez Trace Parkway experiences a variety of traffic from cars and motorcyclists to bicycles and horses. Our visitors need to remain vigilant to ensure the safety of their fellow Parkway users.”

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

October 24, 2018

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, November 3, 2018, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi.

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

October 15, 2018

The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Natchez Trace Parkway Hosts Meriwether Lewis Commemoration

October 10, 2018

The Natchez Trace Parkway celebrated the life and legacy of Meriwether Lewis at the Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program “Digging History”

October 10, 2018

The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to “Digging History,” a Junior Ranger program to be held at the Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 10:00 am.

The Natchez Trace String Band to Perform at the Parkway Information Cabin

October 10, 2018

The Natchez Trace Parkway invites visitors to enjoy the talents and sounds of local musicians at the Parkway Information Cabin on October 20, 2018, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

The Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Seasonal Closure of the Meriwether Lewis Visitor Information Center

October 10, 2018

The Natchez Trace Parkway will close the Meriwether Lewis Visitor Information Center for the season on October 21, 2018.

The Natchez Trace Parkway to Stabilize the Ross Barnett Reservoir Shoreline with Native Plantings

October 10, 2018

To help promote important shoreline habitat and stabilize the bank, a planting project will soon be underway. Shoreline areas along the Ross Barnett Reservoir, such as the Reservoir Overlook, were recently lined with rip rap rock to repair eroded slopes.

Natchez Trace Parkway Hosts Meriwether Lewis Commemoration

October 10, 2018

The Natchez Trace Parkway celebrated the life and legacy of Meriwether Lewis at the Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Hernando de Soto’s Encampment Came to Life at the Natchez Trace Parkway

October 4, 2018

The Natchez Trace Parkway hosted a living history encampment representing the expedition of Hernando de Soto, who traveled through this area in 1540-41. The programs took place on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, at the Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266) near Tupelo, Mississippi.