Smoky Mountain News, Written by Admin

Several previously closed facilities along the Blue Ridge Parkway reopened June 13.

In Western North Carolina, these include: Mt. Pisgah Picnic Area, Craggy Gardens Visitor Center, Linville Falls Visitor Center and restrooms at Graveyard Fields Trailhead, Folk Art Center and Waterrock Knob Visitor Center.

Additional North Carolina openings include: picnic areas at Price Park, Jeffress Park, Doughton Park and Cumberland Knob, and restrooms at Price Lake boat Launch, Bass Lake Comfort Station and Moses Cone Carriage Barn.

Openings in Virginia are: picnic areas at Humpback Rocks, James River and Peaks of Otter and restrooms at Mabry Mill, Peaks of Otter, James River and Humpback Rocks.

Campgrounds and visitor centers remain closed, as do select picnic areas.