Current Projects and Programs

These are the projects and programs either in process or approved for funding. To make a donation, simply click on the project and you will find a "Donate Now" link. 

Buck Spring Lodge

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is working with individuals and community groups to refresh and revitalize the interpretive information at Buck Spring Lodge, where George W.

Arborist Incident Response & Hazardous Tree Removal Program

Last year, the Husqvarna Group of Charlotte, N.C., generously donated $10,000 in chainsaws and other equipment to the Park Service for use in clearing trees after severe weather events along the Pa

Doughton Park Bridge Construction

Grassy Gap is a favorite hiking area for many, but the crossing at Basin Creek can be difficult with only a makeshift log bridge available to hikers.

Bass Lake Comfort Station Access

Through this funding, the Foundation keeps the restrooms at Bass Lake on the grounds at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park clean and accessible for visitors year-round.

EMS Training and Equipment

The assistance of park rangers in times of emergency is invaluable.

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park Brochures

We will provide interpretive brochures so park-goers can navigate the 3,600-acre Moses H.

Boone Fork Bridge

FUNDED! Those who hike the section of the Mountains to Sea Trail near Blowing Rock have likely encountered the dangerous and seasonally impassible crossing at Boone Fork C

Doughton Park Picnic Area Rehab

Doughton Park is a beloved spot on the Blue Ridge Parkway, but it is difficult to enjoy the picnic area here in its current run-down condition.

Outdoor Visitors Guide

By printing the Outdoor Guide, we will share important information related to visitor safety and enjoyment of the Parkway, while fostering a greater appreciation for its natural and cultur

Linville Falls Interpretive Signage

FUNDED! Last year, the Foundation supported the expansion of the Upper Falls Overlook to allow visitors access to an exceptional exposure of the Linville Falls thrust faul


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