The Transylvania Times -

Parkway Officials Release Opening Dates


Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway managers have announced the spring opening dates for facilities and visitor services along the 469-mile route.

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016, Parkway staff, volunteers, concession operators, and other partners are making plans for a robust season.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the largest designed landscapes in the country, providing visitors with a wide variety of opportunities to make meaningful connections to the nature, history, and culture of the southern Appalachian mountain region.

"During the NPS Centennial, we wa...

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