(Bedford, VA) Peaks of Otter Campground on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 86 now offers campers the option of reserving campsites. The campground has been added to ReserveAmerica, www.recreation.gov , a company that provides online campsite reservation processing for private, state and federal campgrounds in the United States.
About 40 percent of the campground’s sites are available for reservations. The remaining sites are first-come, first-serve.
In addition to the Peaks of Otter, the following campgrounds take reservations: Mount Pisgah in Waynesville, North Carolina, Linville Falls near Spruce Pine, North Carolina and Julian Price in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
The Parkway also plans to add Rocky Knob campground in Floyd, Virginia and Doughton Park campground in Laurels Springs, North Carolina in the future.
If you wish to comment on the addition of these campgrounds, please contact the Park by email at e-mail us or by writing to:
Blue Ridge Parkway
199 Hemphill Knob Road
Asheville, NC 28803
The Blue Ridge Parkway is the most visited unit in the entire National Park System. Within a reasonable day’s drive of some 20 states that contain more than half of the nation’s population, it is a favored vacation destination. It attracts many international visitors who, like others, take advantage of the many opportunities for camping, hiking, picnicking and fishing.
To contact Reserve America, call 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov.
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