Blue Ridge Parkway
Experience America's Favorite Drive
Home > Explore by Region > Visitor Information > Buchanan, VA in Botetourt County
Decrease Text Size Increase Text Size Email This Page Print This Page Bookmark This Page

Buchanan, VA in Botetourt County

19753 Main Street

Buchanan, VA 24066

(540) 254-1212 x 4

At MP 90.9, travel just 4 miles north on Rt. 43 to historic downtown Buchanan. With over 200 structures dating back to the early 1800s, observe the town’s four Civil War Trail Sites. Stroll through shops filled with antiques, art, furniture & collectibles. Enjoy a show at the Buchanan Theatre, then delight in an old-fashioned root beer float and lodge within view of the spectacular James River. Steady yourself on our Swinging Bridge or paddle & fish along The Upper James River Water Trail & view remnants of the James River and Kanawha Canal. Savor fine wines along The Wine Trail of Botetourt County & visit the charming towns of Troutville & Fincastle. www.townofbuchanan.com (540) 254-1212 x 4. Civil War History Weekend 4/24-4/26. Mountain Magic in Fall – 10/3. Visit websites for more events. www.visitbotetourt.com (540) 473-1167.

Calendar

<< February 2016 >>
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 6:00 pm
11

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:00 pm
12

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Friday, February 12, 2016, 6:00 pm
13

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 6:00 pm

Train Lover's Day

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:00 am
<W
14

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Sunday, February 14, 2016, 6:00 pm
15

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Monday, February 15, 2016, 6:00 pm
16

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 6:00 pm
17

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:00 pm
18

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6:00 pm
19

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Friday, February 19, 2016, 6:00 pm
20

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 6:00 pm
<W
21

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Sunday, February 21, 2016, 6:00 pm
22

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:00 pm
23

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6:00 pm
24

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:00 pm
25

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6:00 pm
26

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Friday, February 26, 2016, 6:00 pm
27

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 6:00 pm
<W
28

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Sunday, February 28, 2016, 6:00 pm
29

Campground & Interpretive Programs

Monday, February 29, 2016, 6:00 pm
         

Highlights & Happenings

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Moses H. Cone Park, MP 294
  • A majestic 4,200 acres at the foot of Grandfather Mountain, named in honor of Julian Price, lies directly adjacent to the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. Together these parks comprise the largest developed area set aside for public recreati
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Humpback Rocks, MP 5.8
  • At the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Humpback Rocks is perhaps the best representation of the varied combination of natural and cultural resources anywhere along the Parkway corridor. Visitors can tour a collection of nineteenth century far
  • 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.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner
  • The 67th edition of the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is your ultimate source for planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Contact | Press | Sitemap | Mobile

© 2016 Blue Ridge Parkway Association, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
P.O. Box 2136, Asheville, NC 28802-2136
webmaster@blueridgeparkway.org
Web Design by BlueKey in Charleston, SC