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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"

 

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Oktoberfest

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 pm

Historic Marian Tailgate Market

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 3:00 pm

Fall Craft Market

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 3:00 pm

Overmountain Victory Trail Hike

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Balsam Range Concert

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Highlights & Happenings

  • 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. The Blue Ridge region has produced more old-time and bluegrass musicians per capita than any o
  • 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.
  • Humpback Rocks, MP 5.8
  • Located at the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Humpback Rocks is an area rich in history, scenic beauty, and abundant hiking trails. Early European settlers forged a living from the native materials that flourished in the Appalachian Mountain
  • Moses H. Cone Park, MP 294
  • A majestic 4,200 acres at the foot of Grandfather Mountain, named in honor of Julian Price, lies directly adjacent to the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. Together these parks comprise the largest developed area set aside for public recreati
  • 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. Exhibits, book sales, and a trail leading to the summit of Waterrock Knob await visitors. The last hik
  • Mount Pisgah, MP 408
  • Mount Pisgah’s spectacular views, hiking trails, camping and the Mount Pisgah Inn make this area a popular destination for visitors along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The mountain and thousands of surrounding acres was originally purchased by indust
  • Doughton Park, MP 240
  • Renew your senses amid this landscape of open meadows. Doughton Park is one of the best places along the Blue Ridge Parkway to view white-tailed deer, raccoons, red and grey foxes, and bobcats.  Flowers burst on the scene in late spring and crea
  • Fall Color - Tips for Leaf Season
  • Tips for planning your scenic drive or vacation to see the fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • Camping
  • Camping is one way visitors traveling through the Blue Ridge Parkway can spend the night under the stars in one of America’s most beautiful natural settings.
  • Nearby Accommodations
  • Explore the quaint towns and vibrant cities that the Blue Ridge Parkway weaves through, and a variety of lodging choices.
  • Parkway Road Conditions
  • An open Parkway is a safe Parkway. Be sure to check road conditions online or by phone before you travel and during your visit.
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