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Blue Ridge Parkway Managers Report Nearly 15 Million Visitors – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 3/9/2020 at 11:57am

Blue Ridge Parkway managers announced last week that 14,976,085 visitors came to the Parkway in 2019.

Despite extended weather-related closures in multiple sections of the Parkway in Virginia, recreation visits to the Parkway in Virginia saw a 4.4 percent increase over visitation to the same area in 2018.

Likewise, visits to the North Carolina section of the Parkway continue to hold steady at over 10 million visitors annually.

Parkway visitation is a driving factor in many local tourism economies along the route.

“Parkway tourism across Virginia’s Blue Ridge is a mainstay to ou...

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