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Blue Ridge Parkway

Handmade options are endless with items of ceramic tableware, fine jewelry, hand-woven and dyed wearables, bound journals and etched cards, blown vases and ornaments, turned wooden bowls and more. Read more

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Anonymous donor offers challenge grant of $300,000 to jump-start initiative to repair trails, picnic areas, campgrounds, overlooks, and other amenities. Read more

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Folk Art Center will offer 10-50 percent off fine craft. Read more

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Photo by Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Once a sustainable town, Lost Cove is now a graveyard of abandoned homes and crumbling gravestones. Read more

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Choose from the best selection of annuals, perennials, succulents and tillandsias grown by Arboretum staff in the production greenhouse. Read more

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Work is expected to start in late-May and continue through November. Read more

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Those who normally use this short section of the Parkway in Virginia will need to find alternate routes. Read more

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National Park Service staff will be on hand at each event to provide a “behind the scenes” look into the Parkway. Read more

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Reopening the visitor center allows park store operations and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area to resume. Read more

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Blue Ridge Parkway in the snow

Micah McClure photo

The vehicle crossed into the other lane in a curve and hit a vehicle coming the other direction. Read more

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Closure means 20 mile section of Parkway is closed as well. Read more

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Multi-vehicle accident occurred north of Asheville. Read more

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Works range from functional to decorative emphasizing the discipline of finesse with fire of a forge. Read more

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Cheers

Jon D. Bowman photo

Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this vibrant city is a scenic spot to explore alone. Read more

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The only North Carolina State Park still closed in the western region is Grandfather Mountain. Read more

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Photo Essay, August 2018

Carla Passmore

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Park Service fears slides, damage from remnants of Hurricane Florence. Read more

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The event demonstrates the rigors and talent that goes into woodworking and serves the mission of the Southern Highland Craft Guild in preserving a longtime culture and heritage. Read more

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    Harold Blackwood