HEADQUARTERS – TUPELO, MS: A travel advisory is in effect for the entire Natchez Trace Parkway. Ice and snow are accumulating rapidly. Rangers report hazardous conditions, especially on bridges and overpasses, and are responding to multiple motor vehicle accidents and collisions. Rangers advise travelers to stay off the Parkway.
The Parkway is currently closed from milepost 429 to 442 near the northern terminus, as well as from mile post 355 to 370 near Waynesboro, TN. Rangers warn that additional road closures may be in effect due to hazardous conditions. Traveling around or moving barricades is a violation of federal regulations and will result in a mandatory appearance in Federal Court.
In the event of an emergency on the Natchez Trace Parkway, please call the Parkway Communications Center at (800) 300-PARK (7275) or 911.
Please see below for detour information for the Waynesboro, TN section closure.
Southbound Detour Route
At milepost 370, take the North Waynesboro Exit from the Natchez Trace Parkway and continue right towards Waynesboro, TN (11.6 miles)
Take South Exit from the Natchez Trace Parkway and turn left on US-64 toward Waynesboro, TN (11.6 mi)
Travel 3/4 around the Public Square
Turn right onto TN-13 toward Collinwood, TN (12.3 mi)
Turn left onto E Broadway St/Railroad Bed Rd
Turn left onto Parkway Access Rd
Turn right on the Natchez Trace Parkway towards Tupelo
Northbound Detour Route
At milepost 355 take the Collinwood Exit from the Natchez Trace Parkway
Turn right on E Broadway/Railroad Bed Rd toward Collinwood, TN
Turn right on TN-13 toward Waynesboro, TN (12.3 miles)
Travel ¼ (straight across) the Public Square
Turn right on US-64 toward Lawrenceburg (11.6 miles)
Turn right on Parkway Access Rd
Turn right on the Natchez Trace Parkway toward Nashville, TN