Celebrating The National Park Service’s Centennial and a Major Conservation Victory on The Blue Ridge Parkway

Land and Water Conservation Fund Enables Creation of New Park at Waterrock Knob with the Protection of More Than 5,300 Acres Along the Parkway ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AUG. 23, 2016)—Today a special celebration was held at America’s most visited…
Youth Conservation Corp 2015

2015 NC Youth Conservation Corps and the Blue Ridge Parkway

In summer 2015, the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC) placed a crew of ten young adults on the Blue Ridge Parkway for seven weeks to build and improve hiking trails and other recreational facilities near Boone and Blowing Rock.