Totaling 469 miles and spanning two states, the Blue Ridge Parkway is considered America’s most scenic roadway and a bucket list road biking experience.Less
Spanning two states, the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) is the longest linear park in the United States, linking Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along the NC/TN border. The Ridge Region of the Blue Ridge Parkway is the northernmost section of the scenic 469-mile roadway.
The Plateau Region of the Blue Ridge Parkway connects Roanoke to the NC/VA state line, passing through an endless selection of beautiful and rural farmlands.
The Highlands Region of the Blue Ridge Parkway connects the NC/VA state line to Crabtree Falls Picnic Area and Campground. Along this stretch, you'll explore the immense beauty of the North Carolina High Country, including Doughton Park, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls, and plenty more!
The Pisgah Region of the Blue Ridge Parkway connects the Crabtree Falls Picnic Area to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center, a gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Passing through the heart of Pisgah, this portion of the roadway is arguably the most challenging — but the most scenic. Key highlights include Mount Mitchell, Craggy Gardens, Biltmore Estate, Mount Pisgah, Graveyard Fields, and Waterrock Knob, among others.