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Latest Press Releases

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation announces new board officers, trustees, and advisors
Posted December 16, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Tunnel Projects Requiring Asheville Area Road Closures
Posted December 15, 2015
NEA awards Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation $15,000 for musical programming at Blue Ridge Music Center
Posted December 8, 2015
Foundation honored with Excellence Award from North Carolina Travel Industry Association
Posted December 4, 2015
Foundation funds complete first ADA Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Abbott Lake
Posted December 4, 2015
New Pedestrian Bridge Opens at Doughton Park
Posted October 28, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and NPS to host Ribbon Cutting at Linville Falls on October 16
Posted October 13, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Weather Advisory & Closure Information
Posted October 2, 2015