A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 6.5 million visitors to the Natchez Trace Parkway in 2022 spent $474 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 5,660 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local... Read More.
TUPELO, MS—National Park Service park rangers made 8,557 traffic stops on Natchez Trace Parkway last year. The traffic stops resulted in 6,428 citations and 266 arrests.
Through funding from the Great American Outdoors Act’s (GAOA) Legacy Restoration Fund and Federal Highway Administration’s National Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program, the National Park Service (NPS) will receive approximately $130.6 million to rehabilitate 83 miles... Read More.
Olympic gold medal winner Scott Hamilton stopped in Kosciusko Wednesday while cycling the Natchez Trace Parkway.Third graders from Presbyterian Day School greeted Hamilton at the Kosciusko Visitors Center with streamers, horns, and confetti.Kosciusko Mayor Tim Kyle... Read More.
Monday April 18th, 20221:47 a.m. – Leake County Deputies, Emergency Medical Services, and Natchez Trace Park Rangers were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Red Dog Road. A vehicle struck a tree that had fallen in... Read More.
A local team of cyclists will compete in the upcoming Natchez Trace 444 Ride.Team Yockanookany, a mixed four person relay squad, will compete in the ride on Oct. 2 - 3. The team is made up of Johnny Boswell, Maureen Boswell, Wayne Bowling and... Read More.
The Natchez Trace Parkway is banning campfires in Mississippi, effective immediately, due to the statewide burn ban implemented by Governor Tate Reeves. This ban includes the developed campgrounds at... Read More.
A portion of the Natchez Trace Parkway near the Ross Barnett Reservoir remains closed this week.The closure is from milepost 114 - milepost 123.This is the section of the parkway from Ratliff Ferry to Hwy 43.Cleanup crews are still working to clear the road... Read More.