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

    Blue Ridge

    Parkway NC,VA

Things To Do

The Blue Ridge Parkway has something for everyone. Whether you like to hike or prefer to enjoy a nice picnic, the Parkway offers a great range of activities for you to enjoy. If you'd like to be involved in park events, see our schedule of events. For ideas on itineraries on the road, see our suggested itineraries.
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Camping

There are seven campgrounds that serve the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read more

 
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Ranger-Led Programs

Join a Park Ranger for walks, hikes, and campfire programs. Read More

 
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Kayaking/ Canoeing

Julian Price Park offers wonderful opportunities for boating on Price Lake. Read more

 
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Music

The Parkway offers a peek into the regions historical music background at the Blue Ridge Music Center. Read more

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Hiking

There are over 360 miles of trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read more

 
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Picnicking

Unpack your basket at 13 picnic areas throughout the park. Read more

 
Photography

Photography

There are many chances to snap your favorite picture along the Parkway. Read more

 
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Other

There are many more activities to do along the parkway... Stop by a visitor center for more information.

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