Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

Mailing Address:
199 Hemphill Knob Rd
Asheville, NC 28803

(828) 348-3400

Description: Noted for its scenic beauty, Blue Ridge Parkway is America’s longest linear park that runs for 469 miles.The parkway offers visitors a wealth of activities to experience both natural and cultural heritage of the southern Appalachian region.

What To Do: The Parkway offers a great range of activities for you to enjoy. They are:

  • Camping
  • Ranger-Led Programs
  • Kayaking/ Canoeing
  • Music
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Photography
  • Bicycling

Campsites: Blue Ridge Parkway has eight developed campgrounds, they are:

  • Otter Creek
  • Peaks of Otter
  • Rocky Knob
  • Doughton Park
  • Julian Price
  • Linville Falls
  • Crabtree Falls
  • Mount Pisgah

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: Standard operating hours are from 9am to 5pm. Schedules are subject to change due to adverse weather conditions and other uncontrollable factors.

Fees: No fee is charged to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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