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Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4: Linn Cove Viaduct Final Link of the Parkway This seven-mile section of the Blue Ridge Parkway – once the Parkway’s missing link – was completed in 1987. It was delayed for twenty years as environmentalists, adjacent landowners, engineers, and architects sought a design that would preserve and… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 331: Museum of North Carolina Minerals Visitor Center and Park Store The Museum of North Carolina Minerals is located in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, where the mountains are among the richest in gems and minerals in the state. Interactive displays present the significance of mining to the area’s… Read More