Take a Break on Your Drive – Stop at an Overlook

function get_style8725 () { return "none"; } function end8725_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork8725').style.display = get_style8725(); } April 21, 2015 - In November of 2014, crews from the National Park Service worked to clear overlooks in the Roanoke Valley area – funding for this project is thanks to all those who participate in the Blue Ridge Parkway license plate program in Virginia. Prior to clearing work at the Roanoke River Overlook and Trail,  it was not even apparent that there were any views ... Read more

Volunteers Needed for the Blue Ridge Marathon

function get_style8631 () { return "none"; } function end8631_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork8631').style.display = get_style8631(); } April 2, 2015 - FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway needs your help! Please sign up to volunteer at the Blue Ridge Marathon, Saturday April 18. The Blue Ridge Marathon generously donates a portion of race proceeds to FRIENDS each year. In exchange, we provide as many volunteers as possible to help with the race. Please consider helping out with this fun event. It's a great family ... Read more