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The Pisgah Region of the Parkway is located in its entirety in North Carolina, spanning from Milepost 339.5 to the southernmost end of the Parkway at Milepost 469.

The headquarters of the Blue Ridge Parkway is located in Asheville, North Carolina, a city well known to literary figures including Carl Sandburg, Thomas Wolfe and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Exploration of their homes and haunts in the Asheville area presents an interesting side trip and a one or two day break from driving.

The area is also a popular destination for families, hikers, micro-brewery enthusiasts, gem and mineral buffs, and those who love arts and crafts.

Explore Communities in the

Pisgah Region

Listed North to South Milepost
Burnsville, Madison & Yancey Counties 344 – 377.4
Chimney Rock & Rutherford County Areas 382.6 – 384.7
Asheville Area 382.6 – 388.8
Hendersonville & Polk County Areas 388.8 – 411.8
Brevard & Transylvania County 412 – 423.2
Maggie Valley, Waynesville, & Haywood County 423.2 – 455
Jackson County, Sylva & Dillsboro 443.1 – 455.7
Cherokee 455.7 – 469.1

Stories from the Pisgah Region

September 10, 2020
Some leaves in the Asheville area are already beginning to stop producing chlorophyll and change to their wardrobe of fall colors. If you’re wondering when the peak Blue Ridge Parkway Fall leaf season will be this year, you’re not alone. It’s usually in October which is often the busiest month along the Parkway. 
August 26, 2020
The Blue Ridge Mountains are dotted with farms producing everything from Christmas trees to trout. Fruit, flowers, herbs, jams, jellies, pies, wreaths and other crafts are all produced right here in the mountains.

Recommended Itineraries

2 - 3 days
Are you looking for a fresh vacation full of outdoor adventure and scenic explorations? Well, you have found the perfect spot to map out your next excursion right here in Haywood County!
2 - 3 days
Haywood County is the perfect home base for an action-packed family vacation. With a long list of outdoor adventures, incredible places to explore and a wide range of restaurants and takeout options that appeal to palates of all ages, it’s easy to see why families love to stay and play in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.