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Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 355.4: Mt. Mitchell The highest peak in the eastern United States at an elevation of 6,684 ft, Mt. Mitchell is located in the 1,855-acre Mt. Mitchell State Park. While State Parks are managed separately from National Parks such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mt. Mitchell State Park is only accessible… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 258.7: Northwest Trading Post The Northwest Trading Post historic building in Glendale Springs in Ashe County, North Carolina is operated by a concessioner and offers a selection of regional arts & crafts and food gifts made in North Carolina’s northwestern counties.  The Northwest Trading Post has… Read More