Sequestration Keep Some Parkway Amenities Closed

Roanoke Co., VA - Sequestration cuts are also starting to show up on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

A Parkway news release says that due to the across the board 5% cuts several campgrounds and visitor centers will not open this year.

In our area, they include Floyd County's Rocky Knob Visitor Center, the James River Visitor Center in Amherst County, the Smart View Picnic area in Franklin County and the Roanoke Mountain Campground in Roanoke.