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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

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Oktoberfest

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

Exploring Old Home Sites

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Peanuts™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 pm

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 pm

Trick-or-Treat at Old Salem

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

Legends and Lanterns Halloween tours

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 pm
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Oktoberfest

Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 pm

Battle of the Brushes Exhibit

Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Legends and Lanterns Halloween tours

Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 pm
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Oktoberfest

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 pm

Battle of the Brushes Exhibit

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 am

Historic Marian Tailgate Market

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:00 pm

Fall Festival Downtown Trick or Treat

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:30 pm

Legends and Lanterns Halloween tours

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 pm
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Oktoberfest

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 pm

Battle of the Brushes Exhibit

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:00 am

Legends and Lanterns Halloween tours

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 pm
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Marion Mountain Music

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 pm

Oktoberfest

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Battle of the Brushes Exhibit

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:00 am

Hotel Floyd Concert Series

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 pm

Legends and Lanterns Halloween tours

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 pm
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Oktoberfest

Friday, October 31, 2014, 6:00 pm

Battle of the Brushes Exhibit

Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:00 am

Free Guided Walking Tours of Historic Lexington

Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:00 pm

Downtown Trick or Treat

Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:30 pm

Halloween Eve Fish, Fry, Wine & Costume Party

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:30 pm

Old Fort Mountain Music

Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:00 pm

Woody's Original Mountain Music

Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:00 pm

Tweetsie Railroad's Ghost Train

Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:30 pm
 

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. The Blue Ridge region has produced more old-time and bluegrass musicians per capita than any o
  • Doughton Park, MP 240
  • Renew your senses amid this landscape of open meadows. Doughton Park is one of the best places along the Blue Ridge Parkway to view white-tailed deer, raccoons, red and grey foxes, and bobcats.  Flowers burst on the scene in late spring and crea
  • 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. Exhibits, book sales, and a trail leading to the summit of Waterrock Knob await visitors. The last hik
  • 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.
  • Folk Art Center, Milepost 382
  • Open year round, the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians.
  • 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. The m
  • 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.
  • Fall Color - Tips for Leaf Season
  • Tips for planning your scenic drive or vacation to see the fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • Camping
  • Camping is one way visitors traveling through the Blue Ridge Parkway can spend the night under the stars in one of America’s most beautiful natural settings.
  • Nearby Accommodations
  • Explore the quaint towns and vibrant cities that the Blue Ridge Parkway weaves through, and a variety of lodging choices.
  • Parkway Road Conditions
  • An open Parkway is a safe Parkway. Be sure to check road conditions online or by phone before you travel and during your visit.
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