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Parkway services open for the season

Parkway services open for the season

Campgrounds, picnic areas and visitor centers on the Blue Ridge Parkway are now open with full services for the 2023 season.

Multiple road projects are underway this year, so motorists and park visitors should exercise caution and observe closures. The Parkway is in the midst of a major paving project in northwestern North Carolina and repairs to Price Lake dam bridge. Visitors may also experience intermittent or one-lane closures related to paving projects at some overlooks, parking areas and picnic areas in North Carolina. Before visiting, check the road status page at for road status information, updated daily.

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