Phone System Down at Julian Price Campground
The phone system at JP Campground, MP 296.9, is currently out of order. Please refer to recreation.gov to make or change any reservations. For additional questions please refer to the camping opportunities section of our website. More »
ONE LANE TRAFFIC CONTROL, MP 241 - 242.4
REMINDER: Roadwork continues in a one-mile section of Parkway, commonly known as Ice Rock, from MP242.4 at Alligator Back Parking Area to MP241. The project involves twenty-four-hour, one-lane traffic control until November 1, 2014.
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 Parkway contains three mountain ranges, with 16 peaks above 5,000 feet, including Mount Mitchell, the tallest peak east of the Mississippi at 6,683 feet.