Flood Damage at Linville Falls

At the request of the Blue Ridge Parkway Maintenance out of Gillespie Gap, the Crabtree Falls FRIENDS Chapter and the NC High Peaks Trail Association assisted in the cleanup of flood damage at Linville Falls on Monday, June 25.  Eleven members and friends of the chapter worked on this project.  The team had two goals: Remove flood debris from the upper falls overlook area Upright seven stone columns toppled and displaced by the flood The team worked closely with three Parkway employees ... Read more

Celebrate 30 years of FRIENDS with “A Night on the Parkway” October 20, 2018

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of service to the Parkway! The theater at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke will be transformed into a night on the Parkway under the stars! Limited seats will be available for a pre-event presentation and meet & greet with Carlton Abbott. Carlton is an architect and artist from Williamsburg, VA and the son of Stanley Abbott the Parkway architect. Heavy hors-d'oeuvres served around a theatrical bonfire while surrounded by a projected mountain-scape. Music ... Read more