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Accessibility

Most Parkway facilities shown are "Wheelchair Useable." Some facilities have a minor slope and/or structural barriers.

  • H = Wheelchair accessible
  • HP = Accessible with assistance
  • HPA = Located in picnic area
  • X = Not accessible to those with disabilities

To inquire about specified facilities please contact Park Headquarters (828) 271-4779

 Location Milepost Visitor Center Information Exhibits Programs Restrooms Picnic Area
 Humpback Rocks 5.8 H H H HP H X
 Otter Creek 60.9 H HP
 James River 63.8 HP HP H HP X
 Peaks of Otter 86 H H H H H HP
 Explore Park Visitor Ctr 115 H H H H
 Roanoke Mt. 120.4 X HP
 Smart View 154.5 HP H
 Rocky Knob 169 H H H H X HP
 Mabry Mill 176.1 HP HP HP HP
 Ground Hog Mt. 189 HP H
 Blue Ridge Music Ctr 213 H H H H H
 Cumberland Knob 217.5 H H
 Brinegar Cabin 238.5 X H H
 Doughton Park 241.1 H X HP HP
 NW Trading Post 258.6 H H
 Jeffress Park 272 HP H
 Cone Park 294.1 H H H H H
 Price Park 297.1 HP H HP H
 Linn Cove Viaduct 304.4 H H H
 Linville Falls 316.4 H H H X H H
 Minerals Museum 331 H H H H
 Crabtree Falls 339.5 H HP H H
 Craggy Gardens 364.6 H H H HPA H
 Folk Art Center 382 H H H H H
 Blue Ridge Pkwy Visitor Ctr 384 H H H H
 Mt. Pisgah 408.6 X HP H HP
 Waterrock Knob 451.2 H H H H

Milepost Visitor Center Information Exhibits
Humpback Rocks 5.8 H H H HP H X 5.8 H H H
Otter Creek** 60.9 H HP 60.9


James River 63.8 HP HP H HP X 63.8 HP HP H
Peaks of Otter* 86 H H H H H HP 86 H H H
Explore Park Visitor Ctr 115 H H H H 115 H H H
Roanoke Mt. 120.4 X HP 120.4


Smart View 154.5 HP H 154.5


Rocky Knob Δ 169 H H H H X HP 169 H H H
Mabry Mill ** 176.1 HP HP HP HP 176.1
HP HP
Ground Hog Mt. 189 HP H 189


Blue Ridge Music Ctr 213 H H H H H 213 H H H
Cumberland Knob 217.5 H H 217.5


Brinegar Cabin 238.5 X H H 238.5
X H
Doughton Park* 241.1 H X HP HP 241.1
H
NW Trading Post 258.6 H H 258.6
H
Jeffress Park 272 HP H 272


Cone Park 294.1 H H H H H 294.1 H H H
Price Park 297.1 HP H HP H 297.1
HP
Linn Cove Viaduct 304.4 H H H 304.4 H H H
Linville Falls 316.4 H H H X H H 316.4 H H H
Minerals Museum 331 H H H H 331 H H H
Crabtree Falls ** 339.5 H HP H H 339.5
H
Craggy Gardens 364.6 H H H HPA H 364.6 H H H
Folk Art Center 382 H H H H H 382 H H H
Blue Ridge Pkwy Visit Ctr 384 H H H H 384 H H H
Mt. Pisgah* 408.6 X HP H HP 408.6
X
Waterrock Knob 451.2 H H H H 451.2 H H H

Highlights & Happenings

  • Blue Ridge Music Center
  • The Blue Ridge Music Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts facility built to preserve and promote the historic music of Virginia and the Blue Ridge.
  • Cumberland Knob, MP 217.5
  • Located near the Virginia state line, Cumberland Knob is the site where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935. It was the first recreation area opened to the public and remains a favorite destination for both locals and visitors.
  • Julian Price Memorial Park, MP 297
  • Price Park is a haven for relaxation and recreation with the 47-acre Price Lake as its focal point. Visitors enjoy one of the most popular and largest picnic areas on the Parkway, along with camping, boating and fishing on Price Lake, and ample oppor
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Craggy Gardens, MP 364
  • For generations, visitors have headed for the Craggies in June, typically the prime time for viewing the pink and purple blooms of Catawba rhododendrons that blanket much of the area.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner
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