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Blue Ridge Parkway - Rock Castle Gorge Overlook

Rock Castle Gorge Overlook.

Rock Castle Gorge Overlook is located at milepost 168.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. After we visited Mabry Mill, we decided to pull into this overlook on the return to Roanoke. 307 more words


Philpott Lake - Bassett, VA

For those that are interested in canoe camping, Philpott Lake in southwest Virginia just may be the best place to learn. This massive 3000 acre reservoir spans across three counties (Henry, Franklin and Patrick counties) and was constructed by the U.S. 969 more words


Travel Pages # Fall Foliage - Skyline Drive / Shenandoah National Park / Blue Ridge Mountains

It is Autumn and is in all its glory in Shenandoah. Every time it is magical. Gorgeous shades of leaves are everywhere. The Birch, Oak, Elm, and Maple are turned into reds, oranges, and yellows. 168 more words


Blue Ridge Parkway Autumn at Grandfather Mountain

I’ve found that the earliest Fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway occurs above 3,500 feet around Grandfather Mountain during the first week of October. This year, it actually began a little early, and my drive there on October 12th, found vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows, in abundance.  139 more words

Blue Ridge Mountains

Rocky Knob Visitor’s Center and Picnic Trail

Rocky Knob Visitor’s Center.

On our Blue Ridge Parkway outing, we stopped at the Rocky Knob Visitor’s Center. Located at milepost 169.0, it is open Friday-Monday from 10-4. 388 more words


Blue Ridge Parkway - Mabry Mill

Mabry Mill.

When the hubby and I had a day of exploration along the Blue Ridge Parkway, we knew that the final destination would be Mabry Mill. 562 more words