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 & Overdue Hikers

To report a missing person or overdue hiker, call (828) 298-2491.

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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