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Tupelo Mississippi - Natchez Trace

This section of the Natchez Trace is located near Tupelo, Mississippi. The section spans the area between the Mississippi Highway 371 intersection (milepost 281) and the Mississippi Highway 41 intersection (milepost 248).

Natchez Trace Parkway - Tupelo, Mississippi

Listed below are Natchez Trace Sites, Nearby Attractions, Lodging and Nearby Towns & Cities located along the Tupelo section of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Click on the links for information, picture(s) as well as a location map.

Natchez Trace Historic and Scenic Sites

Other Nearby Attractions

  • Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site - If traveling south, exit the Trace at milepost 282 onto Mississippi Highway 370 and travel west 11 miles to Baldwyn and then 5 more miles west to the battlefield site. If traveling north, access US 45 north of Tupelo and travel north 12 miles to highway 370 and go west 1 mile.
  • Elvis Presley Birthplace - Exit the Trace at milepost 259.7 onto Mississippi Highway 6 (Main Street in Tupelo) and travel east a couple of miles through town. After you cross US 45 turn left onto Elvis Presley Drive.
  • Tupelo Automobile Museum - Exit the Trace at milepost 259.7 onto Mississippi Highway 6 (Main Street in Tupelo) and travel east about a mile. Turn left on Franklin Street and the museum will be on your right.
  • Tupelo National Battlefield - Exit the Trace at milepost 259.7 onto Mississippi Highway 6 (Main Street in Tupelo) and travel east 1 mile.

Area Merchants

  • Bicycle Pacelines - Bicycle Pacelines bike shop in Tupelo is located a couple hundred yards from the Natchez Trace Parkway on West Jackson Street. West Jackson Street goes under the parkway near milepost 260.8. Cyclists can walk their bikes down an embankment on the west side of the parkway to Jackson Street. The bike shop is located down the street a block or so on the right.

Nearby Lodging

Nearby Towns & Cities

  • Tupelo, MS - The Trace travels through the city of Tupelo. There are five exits from the Trace into Tupelo.
1 Tupelo Automobile Museum
2 mp278.4 Twentymile Bottom Overlook
3 mp275.2 Dogwood Valley
4 mp269.4 Confederate Gravesites and Old Trace
5 mp266.0 Tupelo Visitors Center
6 mp266.0 Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site
7 mp263.9 Old Town Overlook
8 mp261.8 Chickasaw Village Site
9 mp259.7 Tupelo National Battlefield
10 mp251.9 Black Belt Overlook
11 mp251.1 Chickasaw Council House
12 mp249.6 Tockshish
13 Elvis Presley Birthplace
14 Bicycle Pacelines


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