Blue Ridge Parkway Facilities

Seasons 2013 FALL/WINTER FACILITY SCHEDULE: CAMPGROUNDS (For reservation information visit recreation.gov) NOTE: The last night of camping will be October 26th and campgrounds will close at checkout time on October 27th. MILEPOST CAMPGROUND OPEN THROUGH NOTES 60.8 Otter Creek CG CLOSED 85.6 Peaks of Otter CG 10/27/2013 120.4 Roanoke Mountain CG CLOSED 167.1 Rocky Knob CG 10/27/2013 Two loops open. 239.2 Doughton Park CG 10/27/2013 RV loop and one tent camping loop open. 296.9 Price Park CG 10/27/2013 316.4 Linville Falls CG 10/27/2013 339.5 Crabtree Falls CG CLOSED 408.8 Mt. Pisgah CG 10/27/2013 CONCESSION FACILITIES MILEPOST CONCESSION OPEN THROUGH NOTES 60.8 Otter Creek Restaurant CLOSED Pending concession contract. 85.6 Peaks of Otter Lodge 12/1/2013 Visit peaksofotter.com for more information. 85.6 Peaks of Otter Country Store 10/28/2013 Visit peaksofotter.com for more information. 169 Rocky Knob Rental Cabins CLOSED Pending completion of facility repairs. 176.2 Mabry Mill Restaurant 10/31/2013 Visit mabrymillrestaurant.com for more information. 239.2 Bluffs Lodge/Restaurant CLOSED Pending concession contract. 258.7 Northwest Trading Post 10/31/2013. 294 Parkway Craft Center at the Moses Cone Manor 11/30/2013 Visit southernhighlandguild.org for more information. 296.9 Price Lake Boat Rental 10/27/2013 Visit pricelakeboatrentals.wix.com/blueridgeparkway#! for more information. 382.2 Folk Art Center Open Year Round 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m./6:00 p.m.; Visit southernhighlandguild.org for more information. 408.8 Pisgah Inn & Restaurant 11/1/2013 Visit pisgahinn.com for more information. PICNIC AREAS MILEPOST PICNIC AREA OPEN THROUGH NOTES 8.5 Humpback Rocks 10/27/2013 63.6 James River CLOSED 85.6 Peaks of Otter Staggered, beginning 10/28/2013 Area open with portable toilets only from 10/28/2013 - 11/12/2013 154.5 Smart View CLOSED 169 Rocky Knob 10/28/2013 188.8 Groundhog Mountain 10/28/2013 217.5 Cumberland Knob 10/28/2013 241.1 Doughton Park CLOSED 271.9 Jeffress Park 10/28/2013 296.4 Price Park Open Year Round Area open with portable toilets after 10/28/2013 316.4 Linville Falls 10/28/2013 340.2 Crabtree Falls CLOSED 367.6 Craggy Gardens 10/28/2013 407.8 Mt. Pisgah 10/28/2013 VISITOR CONTACT STATIONS & AREAS OF INTEREST MILEPOST VISITOR CTR/ AREA OPEN THROUGH NOTES 6 Humpback Rocks VC 10/27/2013 Open Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 6 Humpback Rocks Farm Grounds open year round 63.6 James River VC CLOSED 85.6 Peaks of Otter VC 10/27/2013 Open Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 85.6 Peaks of Otter Nature Center CLOSED 85.6 Johnson Farm 10/20/2013 Open Th. - Mon. only, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 169 Rocky Knob VC CLOSED 176.2 Mabry Mill Developed Area 10/27/2013 Historic cabins open daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Grounds open year round 213 Blue Ridge Music Center 10/27/2013 Open Daily, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with Mid-day Mountain Music available daily from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 238.5 Brinegar Cabin 10/27/2013 Open Sat. & Sun. only, 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. 294 Moses Cone Manor House & VC Staggered, beginning 11/3/2013 Open daily through 11/ 3, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Weekends only (weather permitting) through 11/24; Grounds open year round 304.4 Linn Cove VC 10/27/2013 Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 316.4 Linville Falls VC 10/27/2013 Open daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 330.9 North Carolina Museum of Minerals Open Year Round Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. after 11/2/2013 339.5 Crabtree Falls VC CLOSED Visitor Center parking area open, with portable toilets, to access Crabtree Falls Trail until 11/12/2013 364.5 Craggy Gardens VC Staggered, beginning 10/27/2013 Open daily through 10/27, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Open daily with portable toilets only from 10/28/2013 - 11/3/2013 and from 11/8-11/2013 384.5 Asheville VC Open Year Round Open daily, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 451.2 Waterrock Knob VC 11/3/2013 Open daily, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

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