• The long vistas are part of a Blue Ridge Parkway experience

    Blue Ridge

    Parkway NC,VA

Plateau District

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Roanoke Valley

(One Day Itinerary)

A slow-paced, one day trip from Roanoke (Milepost 120) to the state line (Milepost 216) is highlighted by intensive exposure to the Blue Ridge cultural landscape. The rural experience on the Parkway and on adjacent lands highlights mills, music, and agriculture,demonstrating how people have interacted with the landscape over time.

(Two Day Itinerary)

A two day trip along the Blue Ridge Plateau from Roanoke (Milepost 120) to the state line (Milepost 216) is highlighted by intensive exposure to the Blue Ridge cultural landscape. The rural experience on the Parkway and on adjacent lands highlights mills, music,and agriculture, demonstrating how people have interacted with the landscape over time. The opportunity to camp or stay overnight in two iconic Blue Ridge towns will make this a memorable visit.

Did You Know?

Mabry Mill

The Blue Ridge Parkway ranges in elevation from 649 feet at James River in Virginia to almost 6,050 feet at Richland Balsam, south of Mount Pisgah,North Carolina.