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.


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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Parkway views

Enjoy the View, but Watch the Road

Your safety is our priority. Avoid the Parkway in bad weather, obey the speed limit and watch out for wildlife, bicyclists, and hikers along the road.

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