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Tunnel Clearances

Note: Maximum height is at centerline stripe. Minimum height is at edge stripe. Measurements may vary by 1 to 6 inches due to pavement fluctuations.

Milepost Tunnel Name Maximum Height Minimum Height
53.1 Bluff Mountain  19' 1" 13' 7"
333.4   Little Switzerland  19' 8" 14' 4"
336.8 Wildacres 19' 10" 13' 1"
344.5  Twin Tunnel #1 21' 0" 16' 0"
344.7 Twin Tunnel #2 19' 7" 14' 7"
349.0 Rough Ridge 21' 6" 13' 9"
364.4  Craggy Pinnacle 19' 9" 14' 1"
365.5 Craggy Flats 19' 5" 14' 4"
374.4  Tanbark Ridge 19' 5" 14' 1"
397.1 Grassy Knob 19' 2" 13' 7"
399.1 Pine Mountain 19' 3" 14' 2"
400.9 Ferrin Knob #1 19' 6" 14' 2"
401.3 Ferrin Knob #2  19' 2"  14' 0"
401.5 Ferrin Knob #3 19' 5" 13' 9"
403.0 Young Pisgah Ridge 19' 8" 14' 6"
404.0 Fork Mountain 19' 2" 14' 0"
406.9 Little Pisgah 19' 5" 13' 10"
407.3 Buck Spring  19' 2" 13' 3"
410.1 Frying Pan 19' 9" 13' 8"
422.1 Devil's Courthouse 19' 0" 14' 2"
439.7 Pinnacle Ridge 19' 1" 13' 10"
458.8 Lickstone Ridge 18' 1" 11' 1"
459.3 Bunches Bald 18' 4" 10' 6"
461.2 Big Witch 18' 1" 11' 3"
 465.6 Rattlesnake Mountain 19' 6" 14' 5"
 466.2 Sherrill Cove 19' 7" 14' 4"

 

Highlights & Happenings

  • 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.
  • Humpback Rocks, MP 5.8
  • At the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Humpback Rocks is perhaps the best representation of the varied combination of natural and cultural resources anywhere along the Parkway corridor. Visitors can tour a collection of nineteenth century far
  • Parkway Visitor Center, MP 384
  • Watch an orientation video and learn how to make the most of your visit to the Parkway and region at this visitor center. View exhibits featuring the unique Parkway design and construction, the natural and cultural history, and recreational opportuni
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Doughton Park, MP 240
  • The Brinegar Cabin, craft demonstrations, and diverse hiking options and make Doughton Park a must-experience destination along the Parkway.
  • Rocky Knob & Mabry Mill, MP 169, 176.2
  • These Parkway treasures offer many opportunities for visitors including hiking, camping, picnicking, and one of the most-photographed structures along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Fall Color - Tips for Leaf Season
  • Tips for planning your scenic drive or vacation to see the fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • What To Do
  • The Blue Ridge Parkway is more than a road – it is a beautiful journey that entices visitors to explore a 469-mile gateway to America’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Blooms & Wildlife Watching
  • Don't forget your cameras and binoculars when visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway! Learn when and where to see blooms along your journey.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner
  • The 68th edition of the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is your ultimate source for planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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