Blue Ridge Pkwy Travel Planner 4+

Blue Ridge Parkway Association

    • 4.6 • 737 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

“America’s Favorite Drive” at your fingertips. 469 miles of scenic places, historic sites, trails, overlooks, interpretive exhibits, visitor centers, lodging, services, and essential information for visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway area.

Brought to you by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association in cooperation with the Blue Ridge Parkway, National Park Service. BRPA has been serving visitors since 1949 as an official partner organization of the Blue Ridge Parkway dedicated to providing tourism and hospitality information to the Parkway traveler.

Access detailed information for the Parkway’s four major regions Ridge, Plateau, Highlands and Pisgah as well as information for connecting regions including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park region (located near the Parkway’s southern end) and the Shenandoah National Park region (near the Parkway’s northern end).

Explore by region, activity, or by proximity to your location. Download the app to your phone to access content with or without a cell signal during your trip to visit the Blue Ridge Parkway area, or use it to plan your vacation before you leave home.

Features include:
- Maps and navigation guides
- Parkway visitor centers
- On and off-Parkway campgrounds & lodging
- Interpretive stops on the Parkway
- Gas availability and travel information
- More than 50 popular hiking trails
- Suggested itineraries
- Major access points for the Parkway
- Adjacent Parkway communities and services
- Wildlife information
- Special events
- Save places to your Favorites list
- Use your GPS signal to explore nearby points of interest

This free mobile application is published by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association to help you more fully enjoy your Parkway area vacation. Our members include attractions, outdoor recreation sites, accommodations, restaurants, shops, and a variety of other services essential to the traveler. This mobile application does not imply endorsement by the National Park Service of the businesses or commercial services listed. When you visit their place of business, please let them know you found them in the Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Planner mobile application. This will help us ensure the future availability of this application for visitors to the Parkway area.

What’s New

Version 3.5.5

offline map upload fix

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
737 Ratings

737 Ratings

Woodfrey ,

Great planning tool!

I am still making plans for our RV trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway and this app has a wealth of information! I Can review and chose which stops and attractions we want to visit along the way as well as get information on campgrounds to call for reservations. I can’t wait to get started traveling on it. Thank you for developing this amazing app!!

Franktafl ,

Offline maps!

I tried to reach app support on this issue but the page is not available so I guess I’m on my own. I purchased the offline maps for 1.99. Not complaining about that but I purchased it on my iPad and also loaded it on my phone. It keeps asking me to purchase the offline maps and the app still has the purchase option there. Seems like everyone here has an issue with the offline map stuff. Otherwise, the app itself seems to work ok. Not sure if the app support is available and not sure who the 1.99 payments are going to. Must be nice to be able to get paid and not support the product…

Appster Andy ,

Good, but could be better

It calls itself a travel planner, and that seems appropriate. It lets you read up about many of the sites along the parkway before you go, or during your trip. But the map is lackluster. Also, the app is missing one key feature: the parkway itself. The app displays the parkway as just another street on the map, and the app treats it no differently from other map features. That is, the app doesn’t know your milepost, which direction you are traveling, and if you are off the parkway it doesn’t know the nearest point, and provides no way of obtaining directions. In short, the app provides little more than what you can find in a browser online.

App Privacy

The developer, Blue Ridge Parkway Association, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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