November 24, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Tunnel Projects Requiring Asheville Area Road Closures
Blue Ridge Parkway officials announce two tunnel repair projects occurring this winter to the north and south of the Asheville corridor. Both closures will be in effect from December 1, 2015 through spring of 2016. Repairs to Tanbark Tunnel at Milepost 374.4 will require a closure from Milepost 364.1 at Craggy Dome Parking Overlook to Milepost 375.6 at Ox Creek Road. Repairs to the Buck Springs Tunnel at Milepost 407.3 will require a closure from Milepost 402.6 to Milepost 408.8 near Mt. Pisgah.
October 08, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Encourages Visitors to Enjoy the View and Watch the Road
Blue Ridge Parkway rangers and staff plan to welcome approximately two million visitors along the 469-mile scenic route this October. With fall color beginning, park managers want to remind the public that a Parkway drive is different than most.
October 02, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Additional Weather Advisory and Closure Information
Due to expected heavy rain, high winds and the threat of historic flooding in some parts of the Blue Ridge region, the Blue Ridge Parkway is again reminding visitors to use extreme caution when traveling this weekend. Parkway staff is already seeing downed trees and small rock slides.
August 04, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Announces the Release of Moses H. Cone Memorial Park Developed Area Management Plan
The Blue Ridge Parkway announces the release of the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park Developed Area Management Plan.
July 24, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Seeking Biologists to Participate in 24-Hour Bio-Blitz
The Blue Ridge Parkway is hosting a 24-hour biological inventory or “Bio-Blitz,” beginning at2:00 p.m.onFriday, September 18, 2015.
April 23, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway and Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Announce $700,000 Centennial Challenge Funding
The Blue Ridge Parkway is pleased to announce that $710,035 will be directed to addressing critical repairs along the 469-mile corridor.
March 16, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Temporary Road Closures for Routine Maintenance From Milepost 0 to 106
Beginning Monday morning, March 16, 2015, and continuing for approximately one month, Blue Ridge Parkway maintenance personnel will be conducting road shoulder and ditch cleaning operations in Virginia.