Our vision is to follow the Blue Ridge Parkway and find already existing historical
murals and also help communities create outdoor Appalachian historical murals within an easy driving distance from the Parkway.
These murals will shine a light on the rich heritage of our
mountains using talented local artists to complete each mural. We believe this will enhance the visitor's experience to the area
through educating them about our rich heritage through art, while sharing the creativity of the mountains.
Our Appalachian Mural Map has Parkway Milepost directions to each dedicated mural. The Appalachian Mural Trail
will be promoted by the Blue Ridge Parkway Association, Smoky Mountain Host, High Country Host, Blue Ridge Mountain Host, Social Media
and also with national and regional media, drawing both
visitors and locals to our website to use the mural map for their Parkway journey into Appalachian art and history!
The Blue Ridge Parkway at 17 million visitors last year attracted more people than the Grand Canyon, Eifel Tower
or Great Wall of China.