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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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Monacan Indian Nation Fall Festival

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 6:00 pm

The Music of James Bond

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8:00 pm

Roanoke Greek Festival

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 11:00 am

34th Annual Heritage Weekend

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 12:00 am

Eisenhower World War II Weekend

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 9:00 am

Harvest Festival

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 10:00 am

23rd Annual Adams County Heritage Festival

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 12:00 pm

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 1:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 pm

Bring Back the Monarchs

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 pm
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Historic Marian Tailgate Market

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 3:00 pm

Fall Craft Market

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 3:00 pm
24

Informal Upstairs Tour - Cone Manor

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11:00 am

Creeking

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 3:00 pm
25

Marion Mountain Music

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:00 pm

Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Festival

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Fall Migration Bird Trek

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Hotel Floyd Concert Series

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:00 pm

Ghosts of Mitchell County with Peggy Poe Stern

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
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Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Festival

Friday, September 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

Oktoberfest

Friday, September 26, 2014

Guest Appreciation Festival

Friday, September 26, 2014

Pisgah District - Hike of the Week

Friday, September 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Boat Tour

Friday, September 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Free Guided Walking Tours of Historic Lexington

Friday, September 26, 2014, 3:00 pm

Old Fort Mountain Music

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:00 pm

Woody's Original Mountain Music

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:00 pm

"On Golden Pond"

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:30 pm
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Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 6:00 pm

Music and Art in the Mountains

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Guest Appreciation Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Evening Campfire Program at Mt. Pisgah

Saturday, May 31, 2014, 7:30 pm

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 6:30 pm

Gettysburg Fall Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 7:00 am

Pippinfest

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:00 am

Gatlinburg Farmer's Market

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:30 am

Black Mountain Tailgate Market

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 am

Mountain Heritage Day

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 am

Green Hill Highland Games

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 am

National Public Lands Day

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 am

Music & Art in the Mountains

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Native Plant Gardening

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Colonial Living

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Ranger-led tours of Cone Manor

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 am

17th Annual Harrisonburg International Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 12:00 pm

Vineyard Deck Music Series - Todd Greene

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 1:00 pm

Skunks!

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 3:30 pm

Across the Blue Ridge: Collectors and Song Carriers

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 4:00 pm

"On Golden Pond"

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 7:30 pm
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Oktoberfest

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 6:00 pm

Guest Appreciation Festival

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Pippinfest

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 8:00 am

Colonial Living

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 10:00 am

Ranger-led tours of Cone Manor

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 10:00 am

Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 11:00 am

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:00 pm

"On Golden Pond"

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:30 pm
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Oktoberfest

Monday, September 29, 2014, 6:00 pm

Explore Lake James by Canoe

Monday, September 29, 2014, 9:00 am
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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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 pm

Balsam Range Concert

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:30 pm
       

Highlights & Happenings

  • 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.
  • Humpback Rocks, MP 5.8
  • Located at the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Humpback Rocks is an area rich in history, scenic beauty, and abundant hiking trails. Early European settlers forged a living from the native materials that flourished in the Appalachian Mountain
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Monacan Indian Nation Fall Festival
  • Come immerse yourself in the culture of the Monacan Indian Nation in a 3-day event including music, dancing, performances and artisans.
  • Fall Color - Tips for Leaf Season
  • Tips for planning your scenic drive or vacation to see the fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • 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.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • 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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