Blue Ridge Parkway Announces 2015 Opening Schedule

function get_style8589 () { return "none"; } function end8589_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork8589').style.display = get_style8589(); } March 26, 2015 -  (NC/VA) - The Blue Ridge Parkway is pleased to announce its 2015 opening schedule for seasonal facilities and services. From preparing campgrounds for visitors, to planning engaging family programs, Parkway staff, volunteers, and partners are getting ready for a strong visitor season. In 2015, the Parkway will reopen Crabtree Falls Campground and Picnic Area, near Milepost 339. Parkway Superintendent Mark Woods states, ... Read more

Boston University and Notre Dame Give Back to the Parkway

function get_style8476 () { return "none"; } function end8476_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork8476').style.display = get_style8476(); } March 11, 2015 - The Roanoke Valley Chapter of FRIENDS is hosting a group of Boston University students this week for the Alternative Break program. The students are working on the Parkway and at the Roanoke Rescue Mission doing service projects and learning about Appalachian culture and history. Their busy schedule includes cemetery cleanup, Johnson Farm renovations, Roanoke Mountain picnic area work and a day of service ... Read more