The National Park Service started a three-year repaving project Monday on the Blue Ridge Parkway. They’ll start repaving just north of Doughton Park and end 75 miles later near Grandfather Mountain.
3-year construction project on NC’s Blue Ridge Parkway beginshttps://news.yahoo.com/3-construction-project-nc-blue-160957961.html
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The Blue Ridge Parkway is 469 miles long and runs through 29 counties in North Carolina and Virginia. It is America’s longest linear park and is named after the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are part of the Appalachian Mountain range. Haywood County boasts 46 scenic miles of some of the most beautiful and highest section of the parkway.
Park Information & Maps. Visit the Park Website or View Operation Hours & Seasons. Reach the park information line at (828) 298-0398. Be sure to stop in at a Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center along the way for camping, hiking, and more information about activities and sites along the route, or visit the National Park Service's plan your visit page.
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Take a drive on the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to enjoy mountain vistas and stop by museums and historic attractions to immerse yourself in regional heritage. Cool off at Lake James State Park where you’ll find fun for all ages including hiking, kayaking, fishing, biking and a swimming beach.
An. by Charles Wade. Photographer Hugh Morton shoots the image of the iconic Linn Cove Viaduct that appears on the cover of The State to celebrate the completion of the final section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. “The Linn Cove Viaduct curves for 1,243 feet, hugging the sides of Grandfather Mountain, scarcely scratching its ancient rocks and ...
Linville Falls (milepost 316.4) Linville Falls is the most popular and spectacular waterfall in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is easily accessible off of the Parkway. Three cascading waterfall tiers plunge 90 feet into the equally stunning 12-mile-long Linville Gorge. It’s an excellent choice for a nature-filled pitstop.