Safety Tips

Your safety is our top priority as you visit the Blue Ridge Parkway. Here are a few pages with helpful tips to make your visit enjoyable and safe:

Driving Safety

Trail Safety

Bear Safety

Bicycling Safety

Missing Persons

If you are concerned that someone is lost or missing in the Blue Ridge Parkway, please ask any uniformed NPS employee or contact the Investigative Services Branch for help. For more information, visit the NPS Missing Persons page.

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.

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