1: Blue Ridge Parkway closed near Asheville due to visitors feeding black bear.

2: Feeding wildlife is dangerous and illegal on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

3: Park officials warn against approaching or feeding wild animals.

4: Visitors risk harm to themselves and animals when feeding wildlife.

5: Respect wildlife and follow guidelines to keep everyone safe.

6: Bear encounters can result in injury or death for visitors and animals.

7: Stay on designated paths and do not approach or feed wild animals.

8: Report any wildlife feeding or harassment to park authorities immediately.

9: Help protect wildlife and preserve the beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway.