Whether you are looking for an easy walking path or something a little more challenging, Tupelo has you covered. Take advantage of any of these trails and be sure to tag us using #MyTupelo!
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Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail
1.5 mile walking trail
Connecting downtown Tupelo to East Tupelo and the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum.
Natchez Trace Parkway Trails
- Chickasaw Village Site | Natchez Trace Milepost 261.8
The Chickasaw Village Site provides hikers access to the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, as well as a .5 mile interpretive trail. Visitors can continue north to the Old Town Overlook and Visitor Center, or can make a loop by using the horse trail and hiking trail. This section of Scenic Trail requires walking on the Parkway for road and creek crossings.
-Jackson Street Trailhead | Exit the Natchez Trace Parkway at Milepost 260
This trailhead is open to both hikers and horseback riders.
-Old Town Overlook | Natchez Trace Milepost 263.9
Hikers can continue north for two miles to reach the Parkway Visitor Center, or continue south for two miles to reach the Chickasaw Village Site. This section of Scenic Trail is open to hikers only, and requires walking on the Parkway for road and creek crossings.
-Parkway Visitor Center Trailhead | Natchez Trace Milepost 266
This trailhead is located just across the Parkway from the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center. Hikers can travel six miles along the outskirts of Tupelo (12 miles roundtrip). You can make the walk as long or as short as you would like on this out and back trail. This section of Scenic Trail is open to hikers only, and requires walking on the Parkway for road and creek crossings.
Music Bend Trail
2.5 mile walking trail
This nature trail winds through the wooded area along Mud Creek and marks the spot where young Elvis Presley used to swim. It is located in east Tupelo with two entrances on Veterans Boulevard, one at the Tupelo Bark Park and the other across from the Fire Station.