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Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 418.8: Graveyard Fields Overlook Graveyard Fields is named for the haunting skeletons of ancient trees punctuating an otherwise grassy field, as seen from above at the Graveyard Fields Overlook. The horizon beyond offers a breathtaking view of surrounding mountains. To call the overlook a vista is an… Read More
Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park: Byrd Visitor Center Located in and managed by the Shenandoah National Park, the Harry F. Byrd Sr. Visitor Center is not on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is the next Visitor Center travelers on the Parkway will come to when continuing onto Skyline Drive after… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 292.7: Flat Top Manor and Estate at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park  This country estate was developed during the 1890s and early 1900s by Moses and Bertha Cone, the son and daughter of German and Jewish immigrants. Moses and his brother Caesar established one of North Carolina’s largest… Read More