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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Natchez Trace Parkway Road Rehabilitation and Paving Project

August 16, 2023:
A section of the Parkway south of Tupelo, MS closed for road rehabilitation and paving between milepost 239.2 (intersection with MS Hwy 32) and milepost 256.9 (intersection with MS 6/US 278).

Update on December 14, 2023:
The closed section of the Parkway, from milepost 239.2 to milepost 256.9, has reopened to traffic.

Travelers should expect single-lane closures into Summer 2024. Work continues to add an additional layer of asphalt, add permanent striping, and grade the shoulder.

My (Randy Fought at NatchezTraceTravel.com) educated guess is that only a couple miles or less of the 17 miles will be single-lane at any given time. When cycling always wear brightly colored clothing and have both front and rear flashing lights on your bicycle.

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