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Chateau Morrisette Winery +

MP 171.5 Blue Ridge Parkway

287 Winery Road

Floyd, VA 24091

(540) 593-2865

Chateau Morrisette Winery is located 300 feet off the Blue Ridge Parkway, only 4 miles north of Mabry Mill and 4 miles south of Rocky Knob in beautiful Floyd County, Virginia.  The winery offers wine tastings and tours 7-days a week.  Tastings include a sampling of ten different wines and a tour of the winery for $8 per person.  There is a full service restaurant at the winery offering lunch Wednesday through Sunday and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. (Reduced hours for the restaurant Jan-Mar - open every day in Oct).

Situated at 3500 feet above sea level, Chateau Morrisette provides a spectacular vista of Buffalo Mountain and the valley below.  Open Table named us one of the Top 100 Restaurant Views in America.  With a list of preferred lodging partners, the winery offers one and two-night getaway travel packages year round.  From June through October, guests can enjoy free live music on the winery courtyard every Sunday afternoon.  Check the website or Facebook for a complete list of year round festivals and special events:  www.facebook.com/ch.morrisette

For more information, visit us at www.thedogs.com, follow us on Facebook, call us at 540-593-2865, or email us at info@thedogs.com

Don’t miss one of the most beautiful overlooks along the Parkway.

Highlights & Happenings

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  • Open year round, the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians.
  • Peaks of Otter, MP 86
  • With stunning views, natural beauty, and the surrounding Jefferson National Forest, it’s no wonder the Peaks of Otter area has attracted people to the region for more than 8,000 years.
  • James River & Otter Creek, MP 60-63.8
  • At the lowest elevation along the Parkway, visitors can hike, camp, fish, have a picnic, and see restored Battery Creek Lock from the Kanawha Canal.
  • Cumberland Knob, MP 217.5
  • Located near the Virginia state line, Cumberland Knob is the site where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935. It was the first recreation area opened to the public and remains a favorite destination for both locals and visitors.
  • Craggy Gardens, MP 364
  • For generations, visitors have headed for the Craggies in June, typically the prime time for viewing the pink and purple blooms of Catawba rhododendrons that blanket much of the area.
  • Blue Ridge Music Center
  • The Blue Ridge Music Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts facility built to preserve and promote the historic music of Virginia and the Blue Ridge.
  • Julian Price Memorial Park, MP 297
  • Price Park is a haven for relaxation and recreation with the 47-acre Price Lake as its focal point. Visitors enjoy one of the most popular and largest picnic areas on the Parkway, along with camping, boating and fishing on Price Lake, and ample oppor
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