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

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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 »


    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.

Right of Ways

Utility Right of Way over Blue Ridge Parkway

Overhead Utility Line - Blue Ridge Parkway

Herbert Young, Permits Coordinator, Blue Ridge Parkway, NPS

Right of Way Permits are required when utilities cross National Park Service lands. This includes, but is not limited to, electric, water, sewage, phone, cable lines. The placement of Right of Ways MUST avoid National Park Service lands where possible. Please review the Application procedure for Right of Ways and the Blue Ridge Parkway Vegetation Management Guidelines for Right-of-Ways. Please complete the Standard Form 299, and Appendix AC of the Blue Ridge Parkway Vegetation Management Guidelines for Right-of-Ways.

Did You Know?

Mabry Mill

The Blue Ridge Parkway celebrated its 75th anniversary throughout 2010 with events in dozens of adjacent communities.