Travel Alerts

The National Park Service temporarily has closed a stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway north of Asheville for repairs on the Tanbark Tunnel. The closure is in effect from Milepost 375.6 at Ox Creek Road to Milepost 355.3 at the Mount Mitchell State Park entrance. Mount Mitchell State Park will remain open (weather permitting) but will need to be accessed by N.C. Highway 28. The Blue Ridge Parkway closure is in effect until further notice.

For more information on road closures, visit the parkway’s Real Time Road Map at