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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

  • Folk Art Center, Milepost 382
  • Open year round, the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians.
  • 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.
  • Doughton Park, MP 240
  • The Brinegar Cabin, craft demonstrations, and diverse hiking options and make Doughton Park a must-experience destination along the Parkway.
  • 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
  • Waterrock Knob, MP 451.2
  • An ideal spot for watching sunrise and sunsets across the rugged mountains, Waterrock Knob Visitor Center sits at almost 6,000 feet elevation.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nearby Accommodations
  • Explore the quaint towns and vibrant cities that the Blue Ridge Parkway weaves through, and a variety of lodging choices.
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