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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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 pm

Historic Marian Tailgate Market

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 3:00 pm

Fall Craft Market

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 3:00 pm

Overmountain Victory Trail Hike

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Balsam Range Concert

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Highlights & Happenings

  • Mount Pisgah, MP 408
  • Mount Pisgah’s spectacular views, hiking trails, camping and the Mount Pisgah Inn make this area a popular destination for visitors along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The mountain and thousands of surrounding acres was originally purchased by indust
  • 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
  • Parkway Visitor Center, MP 384
  • Visitors traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway can now make one stop to learn about the entire 469 miles and 73-year history of the Parkway. The Parkway Visitor Center opened in 2008 and unveiled innovative, high-tech interactive exhibits. The LEED-certif
  • 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
  • Julian Price Memorial Park, MP 297
  • A majestic 4,200 acres at the foot of Grandfather Mountain, named in honor of Julian Price, comprises this popular park and lies directly adjacent to the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. Together these parks make up the largest developed area set as
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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