Blue Ridge Parkway officials announce two tunnel repair projects occurring this winter to the north and south of the Asheville corridor. Both closures will be in effect from December 1, 2015 through spring of 2016.
Now even more visitors can enjoy the serene shoreline and peak views at Abbott Lake, milepost 86, thanks to a repaving project that created the first ADA trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The work completes one of five Centennial Challenge Projects funded by Congress and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation in honor of the National Park Service’s Centennial Anniversary.
(LINVILLE FALLS, Blue Ridge Parkway) – The new interpretive signs are installed, and it’s time to celebrate the completion of the expansion project at Upper Falls Overlook at Linville Falls with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m., Friday, October 16.
Kids in Parks invites families and friends to celebrate the grand opening of a new biking TRACK Trail at the Rocky Knob Park Pump Track in Boone on Saturday, August 29, at 9:30 a.m. The day also marks the program’s sixth anniversary.
Asheville, NC - This spring, 75 riders strapped on their helmets and hopped in the saddle with one road on their minds: the Blue Ridge Parkway. They were setting out for the Blue Ridge High Pass Boogie, a motorcycle endurance challenge conceived by Asheville BMW Riders Vice President John Koenig, which raises funds for the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.
(Banner Elk, NC - July 9, 2015) - Anyone who strolls the loop around Bass Lake, takes a horseback ride on the miles of carriage trails, or explores the stately Colonial Revival manor at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park makes a connection with the history of this remarkable place.