Experiencing "America's Favorite Drive"

A Blue Ridge Parkway experience is unlike any other, a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. Protecting a diversity of plants and animals, the Parkway meanders for 469 miles, providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special.

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Blue Ridge Parkway Sign

Have A Question?

Here are the answers to some of the questions we hear from visitors. If yours isn't included, feel free to contact us through the email link below.

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Fishing in Parkway Lake

A Traditional National Park Experience

Hiking, bird watching, photography, enjoying wildfowers or fall colors - all of these traditional National Park activities are here on the Parkwway.

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Here, you will be able to share with us and others your experiences, photos, see "what's happening now" at Blue Ridge Parkway, and more

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Subscribe to the Blue Ridge Parkway YouTube channel for videos on various topics.

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Follow @BlueRidgeNPS on Twitter and receive updates on breaking news in the park, social events, and "what is happening now".

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