About the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs for 469 miles through twenty-nine Virginia and North Carolina counties, mostly along the Blue Ridge, a major mountain chain that is part of the Appalachian Mountains. The parkway runs from the southern terminus of Shenandoah National Park’s Skyline Drive in Virginia at Rockfish Gap and ends on U.S. Route 441 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Cherokee, North Carolina.

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closures

Due to weather or maintenance on the parkway sometimes part of the parkway maybe closed at times. This map will show the latest updates on closings found on the parkway through-out the year.