Natchez Trace Parkway promotes motorcycle safety

TUPELO, Miss.—This month marks the beginning of riding season for many motorcyclists in America. It is also Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Park Service (NPS) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds all motorists that Motorcyclist’s Safety... Read More.

Fatal Crash on Trace at Deadly T-Town Intersection

A crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle resulted in one fatality on Sunday, May 5, 2024.Thomastown Volunteer Fire Department, EMS, Leake Deputies, and Natchez Trace Park Rangers were dispatched at approximately 2:40 p.m., with firefighters being the first on scene.The cause of the... Read More.

Tree Falls on the Natchez Trace

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--A tree fell across the Natchez Trace Parkway Friday night about 9 p.m., blocking traffic in both directions near Holly Hill.Once an Attala County deputy arrived on the scene, he called dispatchers and told them that Natchez Trace maintenance would need to bring... Read More.

Part of Natchez Trace Closed Due to Fire

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss.--Part of the Natchez Trace Parkway was closed Sunday afternoon due to a fire.The fire was at Pharr Mounds in Prentiss County and was reported about 1:15 p.m.