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.