Blue Ridge Parkway

2010: Parkway's 75th anniversary

Blue Ridge Parkway now open all the way
Experience 'America's favorite drive' from stem to stern

It's true. Finally. All 469.1 miles are open. From North Carolina to Virginia (Cherokee, NC, near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center to where the parkway joins the Skyline Drive outside of Waynesboro, VA), "America's Favorite Drive" has NO road closures. No rock slides. No downed trees. No construction. Nada. It's OPEN! Start your engines. Enjoy. More> | Thank all who got the job done and keep your fingers crossed to see how many continuous days before another parkway closure: More> | Inspired now to become a "Friend of the Parkway"? More> | Official National Park Service info: More> | Usual schedule of parkway facilities' openings and closings: More> | Printable NPS parkway map: More> | And the timing of the all-clear roadway couldn't be better. It's the parkway's 75th anniversary: More>

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