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Gas Availability

Gas is not available on the Blue Ridge Parkway but is available not far off the Parkway at many U.S. or State Highway intersections, including those below:

Driving the Blue Ridge ParkwayVirginia Exits for Gas

  • US 250 - MP 0, less than 3 miles west
  • US 60 - MP 45.6, less than 5 miles west
  • US 501 - MP 63.7, less than 2 miles south
  • VA 43 - MP 90.9, less than 5 miles north
  • US 460 - MP 106, less than 4 miles west
  • VA 24 - MP 112.2, less than 2 miles east or west
  • US 220 - MP 121.4, less than 5 miles north
  • US 58 - MP 177.7, less than 1 mile east
  • US 52 - MP 199.4, less than 1 mile north
  • VA 89 - MP 215.8, less than 8 miles north

North Carolina Exits for Gas

  • US 21 - MP 229.7, less than 8 miles west
  • NC 18 - MP 248.1, less than 3 miles west
  • NC 16 - MP 261.2, less than 12 miles west
  • US 321 - MP 291.8, less than 2 miles north or south
  • NC 181 - MP 312, less than 3 miles north
  • NC 226 - MP 330.9, less than 3 miles north
  • US 70 - MP 382.5, less than 2 miles east or west
  • US 74A - MP 384.7, less than 3 miles south
  • US 25 - MP 388.8, less than 1 mile south, less than 3 miles north
  • NC 191 - MP 393.6, less than 3 miles north
  • US 276 - MP 411.8, less than 10 miles north
  • US 74/23 - MP 443.1, less than 3 miles east
  • US 19 - MP 455.7, less than 3 miles east

Highlights & Happenings

  • James River & Otter Creek, MP 60-63.8
  • At the lowest elevation along the Parkway, visitors can hike, camp, fish, have a picnic, and see restored Battery Creek Lock from the Kanawha Canal.
  • Rocky Knob & Mabry Mill, MP 169, 176.2
  • These Parkway treasures offer many opportunities for visitors including hiking, camping, picnicking, and one of the most-photographed structures along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Moses H. Cone Park, MP 294
  • Today the manor and the entire estate are one of the most heavily used areas along the Parkway and home to the Parkway Craft Center. Carriage roads are popular for hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing, especially by residents of the Boon
  • Mount Pisgah, MP 408
  • Mount Pisgah’s spectacular views, hiking trails, picnic area, campground, lodge, restaurant, and country store make this area a popular destination for visitors along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Peaks of Otter, MP 86
  • With stunning views, natural beauty, and the surrounding Jefferson National Forest, it’s no wonder the Peaks of Otter area has attracted people to the region for more than 8,000 years.
  • Waterrock Knob, MP 451.2
  • An ideal spot for watching sunrise and sunsets across the rugged mountains, Waterrock Knob Visitor Center sits at almost 6,000 feet elevation.
  • Parkway Visitor Center, MP 384
  • Watch an orientation video and learn how to make the most of your visit to the Parkway and region at this visitor center. View exhibits featuring the unique Parkway design and construction, the natural and cultural history, and recreational opportuni
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner
  • The 68th edition of the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is your ultimate source for planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • Blooms & Wildlife Watching
  • Don't forget your cameras and binoculars when visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway! Learn when and where to see blooms along your journey.
  • What To Do
  • The Blue Ridge Parkway is more than a road – it is a beautiful journey that entices visitors to explore a 469-mile gateway to America’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Nearby Accommodations
  • Explore the quaint towns and vibrant cities that the Blue Ridge Parkway weaves through, and a variety of lodging choices.
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