Blue Ridge Parkway: Roanoke

Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkwy
Address
Vinton Ranger Station
2551 Mountain View Road
Vinton, VA 24179
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Roanoke County
Phone: (540) 767-2490
Website www.nps.gov/blri

A 469 mile long non-commercialized route in the mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway begins in Waynesboro, VA at Milepost 0, and ends in Cherokee, NC at Milepost 469 connecting the Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive) to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Speed limit is 45 mph.  Runs parallel to Interstate 81 and runs right by the Roanoke area with 4 entrances to our area.

Camping, hiking, fishing, biking, picnicking, overlooks and much more. Plenty of spring and fall color to observe.

Concessions and lodges are open during the season. Primary tourist season is May-October.




Last Updated: 5/9/2011 11:40 AM
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