Renowned for its incredible scenery and recreational opportunities, Blue Ridge Parkway extends 469 miles between the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. See breathtaking mountain meadows, old farmsteads, split-rail fences, scenic overlooks and endless vistas. Enjoy easy access to numerous picnic areas, campgrounds and trails. With a diverse display of fauna and flora and ample recreational opportunities for adults and children, this popular attraction is a must-see for all nature enthusiasts.
The Polar Express
When will the leaves be at their peak fall colors?
Although there's no sure way to accurately predict when fall color will peak, it usually occurs during late October. Keep in mind that leaves begin to change at higher elevations first.
What type of things can I do in Blue Ridge Parkway?
Outstanding recreational opportunities and gorgeous scenery make the Blue Ridge Parkway a popular destination for tourists. Enjoy great camping, hiking, bicycling, fishing, swimming, along with exhibits, shopping and more.