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The Natchez Trace Parkway leads you 444 miles through three states and 10,000 years of North American history. This scenic parkway links Natchez with Nashville and crosses some of the most beautiful terrain in the states of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. The Parkway has been declared a National Scenic Byway and an All-American Road, and has been chosen as one of America’s 10 best biking roads. Open year-round for motorists, hikers and bikers, it provides visitors the opportunity for an unhurried trip through time.

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There are so many great historic and cultural highlights to visit on the Natchez Trace Parkway that it can seem difficult just deciding where to start. Allow us to help! From visiting interpretive sites to enjoying a tasty bite to eat in one of our 18 communities, your Natchez Trace journey will be filled with adventure.

Latest Trace News

The National Park Service Announces the Finding of No Significant Impact for Proposed Easement Improvements to US Highway 61 at Port Gibson, Mississippi

February 14, 2020

TUPELO, MS:  The National Park Service (NPS) announces the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) document is now available at The FONSI grants a highway easement deed to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (Project N. 101819) for the proposed US 61 improvements at Port Gibson, Mississippi, which includes the construction of a highway bypass across the Natchez […]

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Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

February 7, 2020

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10 am until 3 pm on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those pioneers who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. […]

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

February 5, 2020

RIDGELAND, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites visitors to enjoy the talents and sounds of local musicians at the Parkway Information Cabin on February 15, 2020 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The Natchez Trace String Band, a small group of local acoustic musicians, will fill the cabin with the sounds of traditional folk, […]

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Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Not a Buzz to Be Found”

January 27, 2020

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to a Read with a Ranger program on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 10 am in the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter.” Uncover where insects go in winter to keep warm. […]

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The National Park Service Announces Availability of the Administrative Record File for the Meriwether Lewis Firing Range in Tennessee

January 23, 2020

TUPELO, MS:  The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Administrative Record File for public review on the Meriwether Lewis Firing Range Site. The firing range is located on the north side of the Natchez Trace Parkway near Milepost 378, approximately 8 miles south of the Meriwether Lewis Monument and Campground, and has […]

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Update – Natchez Trace Parkway Road Closure Near Ridgeland, MS

January 21, 2020

HEADQUARTERS, MS: Natchez Trace Parkway officials closed a 7-mile stretch of road from milepost 93.1 to milepost 100.7 on October 31, 2019 to replace a culvert that reached is operational life span. Continuous rain throughout the southern district since October has delayed repairs. The culvert was replaced the week of January 5, 2020 but work […]

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