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.
Natchez Trace rangers are hoping you can help them find a hit and run driver. The incident happened around 4 pm on July 29th on the Parkway near Thomastown and involved a car and a motorcycle. And based on evidence found at the scene…"A... 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.
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.
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.