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The Blue Ridge Parkway is no ordinary road. With grand mountains on either side, rich Appalachian cultures along the way and stunning landscapes from beginning to end, this is a journey unlike any in the world. But IT TAKES HARD WORK, AMPLE RESOURCES AND STEADY COMMITMENT to maintain this unforgettable… Read More
Accessible from US 23, 441, 64, and NC 28. Gem and ruby mines, scenic waterfalls and more! For more information on accommodations and attractions, please contact the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce at 98 Hyatt Rd, Franklin, NC 28734. (828) 524-3161, (800) 336-7829, or www.franklin-chamber.com.  … Read More
MEMBERSHIP – VOLUNTEERISM – FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway is a non-profit, volunteer and membership organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the Blue Ridge region. Join us today. PO Box 20986, Roanoke, VA 24018. (540) 772-2992. Read More
The Great Smoky Mountains Association operates National Park Visitor Centers in and around Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our mission is to support the scientific, historical and interpretive activities of Great Smoky Mountains National Park by providing educational products and services to park visitors. We offer individual and business… Read More
The National D-Day Memorial was constructed in honor of those who died on June 6, 1944 in the invasion of the French coastline during World War II, fighting in one of the most significant battles in our nations history. This solemn memorial pays tribute to those who served our… Read More
Volunteers are needed to help spread mulch and clear debris to get the Blue Ridge Music Center’s grounds ready for the season! This project would be great for individuals and groups. You will need to bring your own lunch and be prepared to wear a mask when working with others. Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More