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Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

Humpback Rocks

Blue Ridge Parkway

Mabry Mill

Blue Ridge Parkway

Peaks of Otter Lodge and Lake

Meandering 469 miles from Shenandoah National Park in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, the Parkway follows the Appalachian Mountains and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
A hundred species of trees, a variety of flowering shrubs and wildflowers as well 54 different mammals and 59 species of birds live along the Parkway - more than the entire European continent!

Skyline Drive connects to the northernmost section of the Parkway, winding along the crest of the mountains from Waynesboro northward 105 miles to Front Royal.

Developed sites along the Parkway make it easy to stop, park, stretch, visit restrooms and exhibits, hike and get a bite to eat. Lodging and campgrounds are available with opportunities to fish and view wildlife.

Virginia Experiences

October 7th, 2016
With stunning fall foliage lining Virginia’s scenic roads, this time of year is perfect for a memorable motorcycle ride. ...
August 4th, 2016
  Outdoor enthusiasts like us often associate the Blue Ridge Parkway with scenic drives. After all, the Parkway was ...
July 27th, 2016
Imagine someone on a game show being asked the question, “Name two scenic roadways in America.” The two most popular answers ...
October 9th, 2015
It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a beautiful stretch of road for a Sunday drive or if the journey is the ...
August 19th, 2014
It’s often called one of the most scenic byways in the world. Spanning 469 miles along the Appalachian Mountains, the ...
October 4th, 2011
Fall is the favorite time for visiting the Blue Ridge as the amazing color of the the hillsides and the road shoulders are ...

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