It's FreeYour tax dollars pay for amenities on the Parkway. There are no entrance or campground fees.
Not All Visitor Centers are Open at All TimesCheck our Basic Information before you make your plans.
Where to Quickly Find Information
The Mobile App has Great Information
We can be found on the free, National Park Service app that includes all national parks.
Social MediaScroll to the bottom of this page for links to current information on social media.
Cell Phone Coverage has GapsWhile most of the Parkway has cell coverage, the road goes through very rural areas, some without cell coverage
There are Often DetoursIt's a parkway and parkways need repaving. At any one time, there is likely to be a portion of the parkway closed to traffic, bicyclists and pedestrians. Check our Alerts for current detours. Fines are heavy for violations.
Normal Driving Times
Speed Limit50 miles an hour in most places, less in some areas
The Parkway is a Designated Bicycle Route
Storms Can be Dangerous
Last updated: April 14, 2023