• The long vistas are part of a Blue Ridge Parkway experience

    Blue Ridge

    Parkway NC,VA

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  • 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

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Becoming a Junior Ranger is an enjoyable learning experience.
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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!

Blue Ridge Parkway Junior Ranger Folder

Humpback Rocks

James River

Peaks of Otter

Roanoke & Mabry Mill

Blue Ridge Music Center

Brinegar Cabin & Doughton Park

Moses Cone & Julian Price Park

Linville Falls

Craggy Gardens & Asheville

Mount Pisgah & Cherokee

Did You Know?

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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.