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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Tupelo, MS Paving Project Closure and Detour

The parkway thru sections of Tupelo, MS will be closed for several months for repaving.
Phase One of paving between mileposts 257 and 262.5 began on July 19, 2021 and was completed on October 9, 2011. This section of the parkway is now open.
Phase Two of paving between mileposts 262.5 and 266.1 will begin the week of October 11, 2021 and is expected to last about two months.

Click here for more info and a map and directions for both the Marked Detour Route and an Alternate Bicycle Route for Phase Two.

A 28-mile section of the NT Parkway in northeast Mississippi and northwest Alabama is closed for repaving starting November 3, 2021.

The closure and detour is between mileposts 293.4 and 321 near the towns of Belmont, MS, Tishomingo, MS and Cherokee, AL. No tourism activities on the parkway from milepost 293.4 to 321 will be allowed. Bicyclists are not allowed in the closed area.

Click here for more info and a map and directions for both the Marked Detour Route and an Alternate Bicycle Route.

Looking to take a Self Guided Bike Trip on the Natchez Trace? We can create an itinerary for one way trips (either north to south or south to north) of part or all 442 miles of the parkway OR we can create an "out and back" itinerary covering part of the parkway - for FREE!

Looking for a Fully Supported Bike Trip? See our tour guides info.

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