The Highlands Region of the Blue Ridge Parkway extends from the Virginia/North Carolina state line at Milepost 217 and continues south to Milepost 339 in Crabtree Falls, NC.
In this region of the Parkway in North Carolina, you’ll find Linville Falls and other picturesque wonders of the natural environment.
In addition to the destinations featured here along the Parkway itself, the road weaves through historic towns offering a fascinating exploration of the communities’ heritage and culture along the way.
Explore Communities in the
|Listed North to South||Milepost|
|Mt. Airy, Surry, Caldwell, & Wilkes County||229 – 248|
|Sparta & Alleghany County||229 – 248|
|Jefferson, West Jefferson, & Ashe County Area||248.1 – 261|
|Linville & Avery County||291.9|
|Boone & Watauga County||291.9 – 294|
|Blowing Rock Area||293 – 298|
|Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, & Sugar Mountain Area||305.2|
|Marion & McDowell County||316 – 344|
|Little Switzerland & Mitchell County||331 – 334|