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More Closures To Blue Ridge Parkway Made


Last updated 4/17/2020 at 2:04pm

The National Park Service officials have announced additional modifications to operations on the Blue Ridge Parkway in a continuing effort to support federal, state and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective immediately, and in addition to all existing restroom, visitor center, campground and picnic area closures, the Blue Ridge Parkway is implementing closures at the following locations until further notice.

•MP 292 – 294.5: Road closed near Blowing Rock, including Moses Cone Parking Area and N.C. 221 Bass Lake parking lot.

•MP 294.5 – 296.4: Road closed, including Price Park picnic area.

•MP 298.6 – 305: Road closed through Grandfather Mountain area, including Rough Ridge and Linn Cove Viaduct.

•MP 305 – 308 road closed.

•MP 316.4: Linville Falls Spur Road closed, including parking at Linville Falls trailheads.

•MP 334 – 342: Road closed, including Crabtree Falls Area, near Little Switzerland.

•MP 355 – 375.6: Road closed from Mt. Mitchell to Ox Creek, including Craggy Gardens.

•MP 377.4: Parking areas closed at Craven Gap (Town Mountain Road) for MST Trail access.

•MP 384.7: Roadside parking closed at MST Trailheads at U.S. 74A Parkway access ramps.

•MP 393 – 469: Road closed from French Broad River Overlook to Southern Terminus of Parkway.

All listed closures are to vehicular traffic only.


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