No matter how you choose to do it, if you travel the entire 469-mile length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, you’re entitled to a special award!
FRIENDS, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) Blue Ridge Parkway, would like to celebrate your journey with:
- A custom certificate
- Blue Ridge Parkway car emblem
Tell us your story and share your photos! We love to hear about your Parkway experience.
To be eligible, you must have traveled the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway since its official completion date, September 11, 1987. You don’t have to complete the length in one trip, as long as you travel the entire Parkway at some point since the completion date.
Your journey may be by any legal means possible – car, motorcycle, bicycle, on foot… as long as you’re on the Parkway. Flying over it doesn’t count.
To receive your award:
- Please complete our 469 Award application and mail it to the FRIENDS Office attn: 469 Award.
- Scan the completed application and email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Complete the form below.
Questions? Contact us and we’ll be happy to go over everything with you.