As the most visited unit of America's National Park System, the Blue Ridge Parkway always seems to be "in the news." The road meanders through twenty-nine counties and four US National Forests in western North Carolina and Virginia, and the Parkway traveler contributes tremendously to the economy of both states. Park related news is published here on a frequent basis.
Did You Know?
Several of the early designers, architects, and engineers of the Blue Ridge Parkway worked together on New York's Westchester County Parkway, incorporating many of the same design elements.