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Parkway steps up COVID-19 closures

The Blue Ridge Parkway has announced additional closures as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Current closures on the North Carolina section are:

  • Miles 292-294.5: Road closed near Blowing Rock, including Moses Cone Parking Area and Highway 221 Bass Lake Parking Lot.
  • Miles 294.5-296.4: Road closed, including Price Park Picnic Area.
  • Miles 298.6-305: Road closed through Grandfather Mountain area, including Rough Ridge and Linn Cove Viaduct.
  • Miles 305-308: Road closed.
  • Mile 316.4: Linville Falls Spur Road closed, including parking at Linville Falls trailheads.
  • Miles 334-342: Road closed, including Crabrtree Falls Area near Little Switzerland.
  • Miles 355-375.6: Road closed from Mt. Mitchell to Ox Creek, including Craggy Gardens.
  • Mile 377.4: Parking areas closed at Craven Gap for Mountains-to-Sea Trail access.
  • Mile 384.7: Roadside parking closed at MST trailheads at U.S. 74A Parkway access ramps.
  • Miles 393-469: Road closed from French Broad River Overlook to the Parkway’s southern terminus.

Check nps.gov/blri for updates.

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