Winter Road Status
During winter months, the Parkway may experience multiple closures due to snow and ice. Road closures on any given day reflect the varying elevations and weather conditions across this 469-mile park. Real time road information is available at this link. More »
Junior Ranger Program
Becoming a Blue Ridge Parkway Junior Ranger is exciting and rewarding! Pick up your Junior Ranger folder and instructions at any park visitor center. Rangers are typically available from Memorial Day through October. Then travel the Parkway to get activity sheets that are connected to the stories and the places along your journey. You may also get a copy of the folder by clicking below. Check out kidsinparks.com for more activities related to the Parkway.
Enjoy your trip and thanks for your interest in becoming a Blue Ridge Parkway Junior Ranger!
Did You Know?
The Blue Ridge Parkway celebrated its 75th anniversary throughout 2010 with events in dozens of adjacent communities.