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2018 Blue Ridge Parkway Season Preview

February 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5

The National Park Service invites the public to attend the 2018 Blue Ridge Parkway Season Preview, a showcase of upcoming Parkway activities and projects. Parkway staff will provide a “behind the scenes” look into projects and operations to promote awareness and understanding among Parkway communities, neighbors and visitors of the National Park Service’s stewardship mission.

The event will highlight over 20 initiatives organized into information stations. Park staff will be available at each station to answer questions and discuss projects such as restoration of historic facilities including Manor House and Bluffs Coffee Shop, upcoming pavement preservation projects, vista management, resource education initiatives, and more.

Full List of Booths and Topics:
– Parkway Visitation/Visitor Use Statistics
– Parkway 101/Parkway by the numbers
– Interpretive & Educational Opportunities
– Recreational Opportunities
– Special Park Uses/Permits
– Traffic Safety
– Moses H. Cone Memorial Park Rehabilitation Projects
– Bluffs Coffee Shop at Doughton Park Rehabilitation
– Upcoming Paving and Pavement Preservation Projects
– Linn Cove Viaduct
– Pipeline Projects
– Waterrock Knob Planning
– Citizen Science Projects
– Vista Management & Restoration

Parkway Partners on Site:

– Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
– Blue Ridge Parkway Association
– Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
– Carolina Mountain Club
– Eastern National (offering extended bookstore hours)
– Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway
– Friends of Mountains to Sea Trail

To learn more about the event visits:
https://www.nps.gov/blri/learn/news/season-preview.htm

Details

Date:
February 28, 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/946063348887303

Venue

Folk Art Center
Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28805 United States

Organizer

Blue Ridge Parkway