RR 1, NT-143, Tupelo Mississippi 38801
601-680-4025 Toll Free: 800-305-7417
The Natchez Trace Parkway, angling southwest to northeast across Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, is being developed by the National Park Service to commemorate the Old Natchez Trace, which evolved from an American Indian trail into a post road and pioneer highway. The parkway follows the route of the original trace, which extended about 450 miles from Nashville to Natchez.
Wayside exhibits, interpretive markers and self-guiding nature trails highlight locations that illustrate the history of the trace. The Parkway includes the Tupelo National Battlefield and the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail.
Other Highways, Byways, and Scenic Drives nearby:
(Tupelo) Natchez Trace Parkway
05/24 Coming to The Tupelo area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.