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Facility Hours & Closings

 

2015 FALL/WINTER FACILITY SCHEDULE:

CAMPGROUNDS (Last night for camping is Saturday, October 31, 2015)

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CAMPGROUND

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60.8

Otter Creek Campground

Oct 31

Full services available.

85.6

Peaks of Otter Campground

Oct 31

Full services available.

167.1

Rocky Knob Campground

Oct 31

Full services available.

239.2

Doughton Park Campground

Oct 31

RV loop and two tent camping loops open for season.

296.9

Price Park Campground

Oct 31

Full services available.

316.4

Linville Falls Campground

Oct 31

Self registration and one tent camping loop open for season.

339.5 Crabtree Falls Campground Oct 31 RV loop and one tent camping loop open for season.

408.8

Mt. Pisgah Campground

Oct 31

Full services available.

 
CONCESSION FACILITIES

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CONCESSION

OPEN THROUGH

NOTES

85.6

Peaks of Otter Lodge

Nov 29

Full services available through Nov 30; open weekends until April - visit peaksofotter.com for more information.

176.2

Mabry Mill Restaurant & Gift Shop

Nov 1

Visit mabrymillrestaurant.com for more information.

258.7

Northwest Trading Post

Oct 31

Visit facebook.com/profile.php?id=531619223549658 for more information.

294

Parkway Craft Center at the Moses Cone Manor

Nov 30

Visit craftguild.org for more information.

296.9

Price Park Boat Rental

Oct 31

Open Fri-Sun; Visit wix.com/pricelakeboatrentals/blueridgeparkway for more information.

382.2

Folk Art Center

Open Year Round

Visit craftguild.org for more information.

408.8

Pisgah Inn & Restaurant

Nov 1

Visit pisgahinn.com for more information.

 
PICNIC AREAS (Open daily until sunset; Restrooms available at all picnic areas.)

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PICNIC AREA

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NOTES

8.5 Humpback Rocks Picnic Area Nov 1

63.6

James River Picnic Area

Nov 1

85.6

Peaks of Otter Picnic Area

Nov 1

120.4

Roanoke Mtn. Picnic Area

Nov 1

154.5

Smart View Picnic Area

Nov 1

169

Rocky Knob Picnic Area

Nov 1

188.8

Groundhog Picnic Area

Nov 1

217.5

Cumberland Knob Picnic Area

Nov 1

241.1

Doughton Park Picnic Area

Nov 1

271.9

Jeffress Park Picnic Area

Nov 1

296.4

Price Park Picnic Area

Open Year Round

316.4

Linville Falls Picnic Area

Nov 1

340.2 Crabtree Falls Picnic Area Nov 1

367.6

Craggy Gardens Picnic Area

Nov 1

407.8

Mt. Pisgah Picnic Area

Nov 1

 

VISITOR CONTACT STATIONS & AREAS OF INTEREST

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VISITOR CTR/ AREA

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5.8

Humpback Rocks Visitor Center

Nov 1

Open Daily, 10:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.

5.8

Humpback Rocks Farm

Nov 1

Open Daily, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Weekend farm-life demonstrations

63.6

James River Visitor Center

Nov 1

Open Wed-Sun, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

85.6

Peaks of Otter Visitor Center

Nov 1

Open Daily, 10:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.

85.6

Nature Center

Nov 1

Open Sat.-Sun.

85.6 Johnson Farm Nov 1 Open Th.-Mon., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

169

Rocky Knob Visitor Center

Nov 1

Open Sat.-Sun.; 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

176.2

Mabry Mill Cultural Site

Nov 1

Open daily 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

213

Blue Ridge Music Center

Nov 15

Weekends only from Nov 1-15; 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with Mid Day Mountain Music from 12:00-4:00. Visit blueridgemusiccenter.org for more information.

238.5

Brinegar Cabin

Nov 1

Open Sat. & Sun. only, 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. (including holidays)

294

Moses Cone Manor House

Nov 30

See Concession Facility note

304.4

Linn Cove Visitor Center

Nov 1

Open daily, 10:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.

316.4

Linville Falls Visitor Center

Nov 1

Open daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

330.9

North Carolina Museum of Minerals

Open Year Round

Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

364.5

Craggy Gardens Visitor Center

Nov 15

Open daily 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; subject to weather

382.2

Folk Art Center

Open Year Round

Open Daily, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

384.5

Asheville Visitor Center

Open Year Round

Open Daily, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

451.2

Waterrock Knob Visitor Center

Nov 15

Open Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; subject to weather

 

 
 

 



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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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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