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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

January 25, 2021
January 26 is National Plan for Vacation Day and I’m including my tips for vacation planning amidst the unpredictability of 2021. My husband and I have sadly been planning back-to-back transatlantic and Mediterranean cruises for more than a year that have just been canceled. But, we’re still healthy and still…
December 31, 2020
The Blue Ridge Parkway, a unit of the National Park Service, is managed as a scenic route but also to protect the natural resources along the Parkway corridor. When high elevation nighttime temperatures dip below freezing, there is little winter sun and moisture is on the roadway, sections of the…

Recommended Itineraries

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Brevard and Transylvania County are known as the “Land of Waterfalls.” And with good reason: this awe-inspiring destination boasts over 250 waterfalls, the largest concentration in North America. But that’s just the beginning. Here you’ll find a wide range of extraordinary outdoor opportunities, from hiking and biking to paddling…
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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!