Road and Facility Closures


Road Closures

Road maintenance projects and weather may cause temporary road closures along the Parkway. Please check The Blue Ridge Parkway Road Closure Map for real-time road closure/condition information.

Rockslide at Craggy Gardens
March 6 - The parkway is closed from Craggy Gardens Picnic Area (Milepost 367.5) to Mt. Mitchell State Park (Milepost 355.5) due to a rock slide. Crews are performing a site assessment and will provide more information regarding the anticipated duration of the closure as soon as possible. An update will be provided once more information becomes available.

Maintenance Related Road Closures Scheduled For Winter/Spring 2017
This work requires using a large tractor with a cutting head on a long arm, or boom. During these closures, both lanes of the parkway will be closed to all activity (cars, bicycles, and hikers) to ensure the safety of the staff and visitors. Check the Road Closure Map for updates

Milepost (MP) Location Nearby Locations Tentative Closure Dates
MP 285.5 to 288.1 Bamboo to Aho Gap March 20-31
MP 290.6 to 291.9 From Hwy 321 to Green Hill Road March 13-17
MP 393.8 to 402.6 From Hwy 191 to Stony Bald Overlook Feb 1 - March 3

Facility Closures

• Otter Creek Restaurant (Milepost 60.8) south of Buena Vista, VA is closed.

Trail Closures

Dobie Mountain Trail at Humpback Rocks in VA (Milepost 6) is closed.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

199 Hemphill Knob Rd
Asheville, NC 28803


(828) 348-3400
This number is the main park headquarters line. A recorded park information line at (828)298-0398 has the most updated information on facilities schedules, bloom and leaf information.

Contact Us