Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

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“America’s Favorite Drive” at your fingertips. 469 miles of scenic places, historic sites, trails, overlooks, interpretive exhibits, visitor centers, lodging, services, and essential information for visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway area.

Brought to you by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association in cooperation with the Blue Ridge Parkway, National Park Service. BRPA has been serving visitors since 1949 as an official partner organization of the Blue Ridge Parkway dedicated to providing tourism and hospitality information to the Parkway traveler.

Access detailed information for the Parkway’s four major regions Ridge, Plateau, Highlands and Pisgah as well as information for connecting regions including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park region (located near the Parkway’s southern end) and the Shenandoah National Park region (near the Parkway’s northern end).

Explore by region, activity, or by proximity to your location. Download the app to your phone to access content with or without a cell signal during your trip to visit the Blue Ridge Parkway area, or use it to plan your vacation before you leave home.

Features include:
- Online mapping and navigation
- Parkway visitor centers
- On and off-Parkway campgrounds & lodging
- Interpretive stops on the Parkway
- Gas availability and travel information
- More than 50 popular hiking trails
- Suggested itineraries
- Major access points for the Parkway
- Adjacent Parkway communities and services
- Wildlife information
- Special events
- Save places to your Favorites list
- Use your GPS signal to explore nearby points of interest

This free mobile application is published by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association to help you more fully enjoy your Parkway area vacation. Our members include attractions, outdoor recreation sites, accommodations, restaurants, shops, and a variety of other services essential to the traveler. This mobile application does not imply endorsement by the National Park Service of the businesses or commercial services listed. When you visit their place of business, please let them know you found them in the Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Planner mobile application. This will help us ensure the future availability of this application for visitors to the Parkway area.

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Recently changed in this version

Fall 2013 update


Comments and ratings for Blue Ridge Parkway
  • (62 stars)

    by Robert Bage on 07/06/2014

    This is a good app but it is useless on the parkway as you have no cell signal.

  • (62 stars)

    by Ian Keith on 28/05/2014

    Hangs at the splash screen on my Samsung Galaxy S4. Uninstalled.

  • (62 stars)

    by Franda Raymer on 11/05/2014

    Only shows first screen. Uninstall & reinstall did not fix it. Saw where others had this same problem.

  • (62 stars)

    by Stacy Hagerty on 19/02/2014

    Looking forward to updates.

  • (62 stars)

    by Pat Kazanjian on 22/01/2014

    get introduction screen only, reinsalled app, same problem...

  • (62 stars)

    by Keith Kellam on 02/01/2014

    It has good info but it is just the website rolled into an app. In fact, some sections just link you to the website. I was hoping for more.

  • (62 stars)

    by G-b Y-n on 12/10/2013

    Very well thought of....A must have app for those who love the mountains!!!