2016 marks 100 years since the establishment of the National Park Service. We’re celebrating America’s national parks by profiling some of the best NPS units within the Blue Ridge and beyond and the endless opportunity for outdoor adventure that they offer.
Sixteen different breweries created tribute beers for the Parkway, many naming their beers after their favorite spots along the long road, others using ingredients sourced from the Parkway’s open space.
Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are three of the country’s most popular national parks, with a combined total of more than 30 million visitors annually. But there are over 50 other national park units across the South.