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More Parkway facilities reopen

The Blue Ridge Parkway has reopened four previously closed campgrounds in North Carolina and Virginia, but some seasonal facilities remain closed due to COVID-19. 

Newly reopen facilities are the Linville Falls Campground and Julian Price Park Campground in North Carolina as well as the Rocky Knob Campground and Peaks of Otter Campground in Virginia. 

Visitor centers parkwide remain closed, as does the Mt. Pisgah Campground. Other closed areas include the Crabtree Falls Campground and Picnic Area, Doughton Park Campground and Otter Creek Campground. 

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