• 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.

Management

The Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (FGMP/EIS) for the Blue Ridge Parkway has been released. The plan will guide the management of resources, visitor use, and general development at the park over a 20 or more year period. The primary purpose of the plan is to provide a foundation from which to protect park resources while providing for meaningful visitor experiences. Under the selected alternative, Alt. B, the Parkway will be actively managed as a traditional, self-contained, scenic recreational driving experience and designed landscape, while enhancing recreational opportunities and large-scale natural resource connectivity and protection.
 

PEPC is the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment system. It is a web-based database of projects and activities involved in the operation of NPS units across the country. PEPC is a comprehensive tool designed to support NPS project planning, compliance tracking, comment analysis and response, as well as public communication efforts.

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Did You Know?

Linn Cove Viaduct on Blue Ridge Parkway, Courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film & Sports Development

The Parkway is carried across streams, railway ravines and cross roads by 176 bridges and six viaducts.