Visitor Centers

Blue Ridge Parkway visitor center near Asheville, NC, in summer.
The Blue Ridge Parkway visitor center in Asheville, NC, is open year-round.

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Virginia Milepost
Humpback Rocks Visitor Center 5.8
James River Visitor Center 63.6
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center 85.9
Explore Park 115
Rocky Knob Contact Center (open weekends only) 169
Blue Ridge Music Center 213
Cultural Life Demonstrations Milepost
Humpback Mountain Farm 5.9
Mabry Mill 176.1
Brinegar Cabin 238.5

Most visitor contact stations on the Parkway are seasonal, typically open from May through October. The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center (MP 384), and Folk Art Center (MP 382), are open year round and only closed on Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st.

Go to the full Operating Hours and Seasons page for more detailed information.

Last updated: December 26, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

199 Hemphill Knob Rd
Asheville, NC 28803


828 348-3400

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