The Blue Ridge Parkway

A brochure for your next trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway

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History and Culture of the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is the longest road in the United States. Stretching 500 miles in the Blue Ridge Mountains through North Carolina to Virginia. The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches from the Shenandoah Valley to the Smokey Mountains of North Carolina.

Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway

There are many places to hike along the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are 100 different trails stretching from Virginia to North Carolina. There are many different levels of trails from easy to strenuous for all levels of hikers.
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Fishing the Blue Ridge Parkway

There are more than 100 miles of pristine streams and fishing areas along the Parkway. The rainbow, brook, brown and native trout are the most common fish found along the Parkway. The thirteen lakes, ponds and large bodies of water contain bream and smallmouth bass along the Parkway. The different types of fishing along the Blue Ridge Parkway include, Fly Fishing and Still-Water Fishing.

Information found on Fishing the Blue Ridge Parkway found on Blue Ridge Heritage Website

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Nature in the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is not just a scenic road it also inhibits many different plants and animals. There are many different animals that live along the Parkway there are, 43 amphibians, 99 fish, 70 mammals, and 31 reptiles. There are also 100 different species of trees!
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Works Cited

Content Information found under National Park Services Website and the following links:

All pictures are reserved under the Creative Commons License found on Flickr.

National Park Service- Blue Ridge Parkway