Bicycling the Natchez Trace

Bicycling the Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway bicycle route spans 444 miles between Natchez, Mississippi and Nashville, Tennessee.

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Paving Project just south of Tupelo, MS

  • Beginning August 16, 2023, a 17.5-mile section of the Natchez Trace Parkway south of Tupelo, MS will be closed for paving between milepost 239.2 (intersection with MS Hwy 32) and milepost 256.7 (intersection with MS 6/US 278).
  • Click here for more info, maps and directions of the Marked Detour Route and an Alternate Bicycle Detour Route.

The 40-mile-long Repaving/Rehabilitation Project in Northeast MS and Northwest AL that began on November 3, 2021 completed on August 31, 2023. All 40 miles between milepost 293 and 331 are now open!

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