The Blue Ridge Parkway attracts hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders annually. Many riders consider the Parkway to be among the very best venues in the United States - if not the best. The reasons are clear - beautiful scenery, numerous overlooks and many travel destinations including the Biltmore Estate, Grandfather Mountain, etc.
To keep the Parkway at the top of motorcycle riders' "dream rides" the National Park Service is very concerned about the safety of the riders. A great resource for motorcycle safety tips in the mountains can be found on BlueRidgeMotorcycling.com.
Of course, the basic laws must be adhered to such as wearing a helmet, burning headlights and observing the maximum, 45 mph Parkway speed limit. In addition, riders should be aware of sometimes slow moving traffic, and loose gravel after rain and slippery, wet leaves in the fall. Wildlife can also sometimes startle riders.
Have a safe, enjoyable ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway!
Motorcycle Adventure Maps - Blue Ridge Parkway Series
Created by a motorcyclist, these maps are designed to take your ride to a whole new level. Other maps may show you where the roads are, but none of them show you which ones are worth riding! Featuring the Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains, and North Georgia.
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Below are resources available in our web site network regarding motorcycling on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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