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Posted on: July 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Road Closure Change: Access to Explore Park via the Parkway Restored from the North

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National Park Service (NPS) officials announced today that a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Milepost 112.4 to Milepost 115.5 is now open providing access to Explore Park from the north. This section is the northernmost portion of a larger closure put in place in late May after multiple landslides in the area. Access to Explore Park via the Parkway remains closed from the south, and through traffic on the parkway south of Explore Park (milepost 115.5) remains closed to Adney Gap(milepost 135.9). 

Updates to the road status will be made when available on the park website at, via press release and on social media at Please note, at this time the Real Time Road Map does not reflect this partial re-opening of the motor road.

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