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Valle Crucis Log Cabin Rentals along the Blue Ridge Parkway The Blue Ridge Parkway runs 469 miles from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. One of the most scenic drives in America, the Parkway is the most visited National Park in the United States National Park System.

To the right, you can see an overview map of the span of the Blue Ridge Parkway. You can easily see that it winds its way through most of the Blue Ridge Mountains of western Virginia and western North Carolina.

Because of the 469 miles of roadway length, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a difficult park to map. Here, we have tried to create an archive of the maps that are available, both commercial and those provided for free by the National Park Service, so that you can make your trip that much more enjoyable.

The most common map used by Parkway travelers is the 8" x 45" folding map provided by the National Park Service. This printed map is freely available in Visitor Centers along the parkway, and we provide digital downloads for you to print on this web site. Note that a printed version of this map is also inserted free of charge with each order from the Virtual Blue Ridge Bookstore.

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Blue Ridge Parkway Trail Maps

The Parkway offers over one hundred trails that provide visitors with an intimate, up-close view of the wilderness that surrounds one of the most scenic drives in America. These trails provide dazzling images of captivating vistas, wildflowers on rolling pastures, scenic mountain waterfalls, and serene forests of unimaginable beauty. Trails are suited for all levels of hiking experience and range from leisurely strolls to difficult boulder-filled pathways.

Campground Maps

The campground areas along the Parkway offer many facilities and activities, including campsites equipped with a fireplace and table, scheduled seasonal activities for adults and children, fishing, and self-guiding hiking trails. Camping is allowed only at designated sites and generally, the nine Parkway campgrounds are open from May - October at a fee of $16 per night. All campgrounds offer sanitary dump stations, ranger programs and access to hiking trails. Each loop has a common comfort station with running water.

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Printed Maps for the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Detailed Guidemap to the Blue Ridge Parkway: Northern Section
Northern Section
Milepost 0 to 123
Detailed Guidemap to the Blue Ridge Parkway: Central Section
Central Section
Milepost 106 to 289
Detailed Guidemap to the Blue Ridge Parkway: Southern Section
Southern Section
Milepost 270 to 469
Blue Ridge Parkway Laminated Tour Map
Laminated Tour Map

Outdoor Paths, in our opinion, created the best set of guidemaps for the Blue Ridge Parkway. By breaking the Parkway down into three separate sections, they were able to include great detail on the most popular activities travelers enjoy and inquire about the most.

Created by an avid outdoor enthusiast located in Black Mountain, NC, these maps provide the best mapping information for adventure-seekers wishing to make the Parkway their own special playground. Based on the questions we receive most frequently from visitors planning their Parkway visit, these maps have a lot to offer in terms of activities, overlooks, picnic areas, campgrounds, trails, waterfalls, and so much more.

Northern Section

Ready to be your guide from milepost 0 to 123, this guide map will point out every feature along the way. Find the treasures the Parkway has to offer in the Waynesboro and northern Roanoke, Virginia areas with ease.

Central Section

From milepost 106 to 289, Parkway travelers will be able to find all the hotspots in the Galax, Virginia area down to the North Carolina and Virginia state line.

Southern Section

As travelers make their journey from milepost 270 to 469, no visitors center or overlook will be left off of anyone's itinerary using this map! Enjoy all the Boone/Blowing Rock and Asheville, North Carolina areas have to offer.

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