The app includes 469 miles of scenic places, historic sites, trails, overlooks, interpretive exhibits, visitor centers, lodging, services, and essential information for visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway area.
Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Planner is FREE to download for AndroidTM and iPhone® (optional offline map download does incur a small fee, however. See below for details).
Access detailed information for the Parkway’s four major regions: Ridge, Plateau, Highlands and Pisgah, as well as information for the Shenandoah National Park region (near the Parkway’s northern end) and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park region (near the Parkway’s southern end).
Explore by region, activity or proximity to your location. Download the app to access content during your trip to visit the Blue Ridge Parkway area, or use it to plan your vacation before you leave home.
Text information on the mobile app is accessible with or without a cell signal. Map functionality is included for all users with a cell signal, and the downloading of offline maps is available for a small one-time fee. The $1.99 fee offsets the Blue Ridge Parkway Association’s cost to utilize offline maps from Mapbox. This allows our non-profit organization to continue providing the use of offline maps on this mobile application. The offline maps may help you to navigate and locate points of interest when cellular service is lacking or spotty in some areas along the Parkway.
The Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Planner app was developed by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association in cooperation with the Blue Ridge Parkway – National Park Service.
This free app is published by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association to help you more fully enjoy your Parkway area vacation. BRPA has been dedicated to providing travel information to the Parkway visitor since 1949 as an official partner organization of the Blue Ridge Parkway -NPS.
BRPA members include attractions, outdoor recreation sites, accommodations, restaurants, shops, and a variety of other essential travel services. This mobile app does not imply endorsement by the National Park Service of the businesses or commercial services listed.
When you visit their place of business, please let them know you found them in the Blue Ridge Pkwy Travel Planner app. This helps us ensure the future availability of this app for visitors to the Parkway area.