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Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks near Asheville

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Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks by Milepost, near Asheville North Carolina, from north to south

  • 300.6 Green Mountain Overlook, PwL (elev. 4134)
  • 301.8 Pilot Ridge Overlook, PwL (elev. 4400)
  • 302.1 View Wilson Creek Valley Overlook, PwL (elev. 4356)
  • 302.4 Raven Rocks Overlook, PwR (elev. 4335)
  • 302.8 Rough Ridge Parking Area, PwR (elev. 4293)
  • 303.6 Wilson Creek Overlook, PwL (elev. 4357)
  • 303.9 Yonahlossee Overlook, PwL (elev. 4412)
  • 304.4 Linn Cove Parking Area, PwL (elev. 4315)
  • 304.8 Stack Rock Parking Area, PwL (elev. 4286)
  • 305.2 Beacon Heights Parking Area, PwL (elev.4220)
  • 306.2 Grandmother Mountain Gap (elev.4051)
  • 306.6 Grandfather Mountain Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4154)
  • 307.4 Grandmother Parking Area, PwL (elev. 4063)
  • 307.6 No Name Parking Widening, PwR (elev. 4015)
  • 308.3 Flat Rock Parking Area, PwR (elev. 3987)
  • 310.0 Lost Cove Cliffs Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3812)
  • 315.6 Camp Creek Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3443)
  • 316.4 Linville Falls Spur Road, PwL
  • 0.4 River Bend Overlook, PwL
  • 316.5 Linville River Parking Area, PwR (elev. 3250)
  • 318.4 North Toe Valley Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3540)
  • 320.8 Chestoa View Parking Area, PwL (elev. 4090)
  • 323.0 Bear Den Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3359)
  • 325.9 Heffner Gap Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3067)
  • 327.3 North Cove Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 2815)
  • 327.5 McKinney Gap (elev. 2790)
  • 328.6 The Loops Overlook, PwL (elev. 2980)
  • 329.5 Swafford Gap (elev. 2852)
  • 329.8 Table Rock Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 2870)
  • 330.9 Gillespie Gap (elev. 2819)
  • 332. 6 Lynn Gap (elev. 3109)
  • 333.9 McCall Gap
  • 335.4 Bearwallow Gap (elev. 3490)
  • 336.3 Gooch Gap (elev. 3360)
  • 337.2 Deer Lick Gap Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3452)
  • 338.8 Three Knobs Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3875)
  • 342.2 Black Mountains Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3892)
  • 344.1 Buck Creek Gap Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3355)
  • 345.3 Singecat Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3406)
  • 347.6 Big Laurel Gap (elev. 4048)
  • 347.9 Hewat Overlook Parking Widening, PwR (elev. 4175)
  • 348.8 Curtis Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4460)
  • 349.2 Licklog Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4602)
  • 349.9 Mt. Mitchell Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4825)
  • 350.4 Green Knob Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4761)
  • 351.9 Deep Gap (elev. 4284)
  • 352.4 No Name Parking Widening, PwR (elev. 4500)
  • 354.8 Toe River Gap (elev. 5158)
  • 355.3 Black Mountain Gap (elev. 5160)
  • 355.3 Ridge Junction Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5160)
  • 358.5 Highest point on the parkway north of Asheville (elev. 5676)
  • 359.8 Balsam Gap Parking Area, PwR (elev. 5317)
  • 361.2 Glassmine Falls Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5200)
  • 363.4 Graybeard Mountain Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5592)
  • 364.1 Craggy Dome Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5640)
  • 364.5 Craggy Gap (elev. 5497)
  • 367.6 Bee Tree Gap (elev. 4900)
  • 372.1 Lanes Pinnacle Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3890)
  • 373.8 Bull Creek Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3483)
  • 375.2 Bull Gap (elev. 3107)
  • 376.7 Tanbark Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3175)
  • 377.4 Craven Gap (elev. 3132)
  • 380.0 Haw Creek Valley Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 2720)
  • 383.6 Swannanoa River (elev. 2040)
  • 393.8 French Broad Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 2100)
  • 395.1 Glenn Gap (elev. 2495)
  • 396.4 Walnut Cove Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 2920)
  • 396.8 Reynolds Gap (elev. 2865)
  • 397.3 Sleepy Gap (elev. 2930)
  • 397.3 Sleepy Gap Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 2930)
  • 398.3 Chestnut Cove Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3035)
  • 399.7 Bad Fork Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3350)
  • 400.3 Bent Creek Gap (elev. 3270)
  • 401.1 Wash Creek Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3435)
  • 401.7 Beaver Dam Gap (elev. 3570)
  • 401.7 Beaver Dam Gap Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3570)
  • 402.6 Stony Bald Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3750)
  • 403.6 Big Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 3820)
  • 404.2 Hominy Valley Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3980)
  • 404.5 Mills River Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4085)
  • 405.5 Elk Pasture Gap (elev. 4235)
  • 407.6 Mt. Pisgah Parking Area (elev. 4995)
  • 407.7 Buck Springs Gap Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4980)
  • 408.3 No Name Parking Area, PwR
  • 408.4 Flat Laurel Gap (elev. 4980)
  • 409.3 Funnel Top Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4925)
  • 409.6 Frying Pan Gap (elev. 4931)
  • 410.3 The Pink Beds Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4822)
  • 411.0 The Cradle of Forestry Overlook, PwL (elev. 4710)
  • 411.8 Wagon Road Gap (elev. 4535)
  • 411.9 Cold Mountain Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 411.9)
  • 412.2 Wagon Road Gap Parking Area, PwL (elev. 4550)
  • 412.5 Pigeon Gap (elev. 4520)
  • 413.2 Pounding Mill Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4700)
  • 414.5 Bennett Gap (elev. 4404)
  • 415.6 Tunnel Gap (elev. 4325)
  • 415.7 Cherry Cove Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4327)
  • 416.3 Log Hollow Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4445)
  • 416.6 Log Hollow Gap (elev. 4488)
  • 416.8 Bridges Camp Gap (elev. 4450)
  • 417.0 Looking Glass Rock Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4492)
  • 417.8 Seniard Gap (elev. 4775)
  • 418.3 East Fork Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4995)
  • 418.8 Graveyard Fields Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5120)
  • 419.4 John Rock Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5330)
  • 420.2 Balsam Spring Gap (elev. 5550)
  • 421.7 Fetterbush Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5494)
  • 422.4 Devil's Courthouse Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5462)
  • 422.8 Mt. Hardy Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5415)
  • 423.2 Beech Gap (elev. 5340)
  • 423.5 Courthouse Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 423.5)
  • 424.2 Mt. Hardy Gap (elev. 5490)
  • 424.4 Herrin Knob Parking Widening, PwL (elev. 5510)
  • 424.8 Wolf Mountain Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5500)
  • 425.4 Rough Butt Bald Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5300)
  • 425.5 Buckeye Gap (elev. 5377)
  • 426.5 Haywood Gap (elev. 5225)
  • 427.6 Bear Pen Gap Parking Area, PwL (elev. 5560)
  • 427.8 Spot Knob Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5652)
  • 428.0 Caney Fork Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5650)
  • 428.3 Little Bear Pen Gap (elev. 5600)
  • 428.5 Beartrap Gap Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 428.5)
  • 429.1 Reinhart Gap (elev. 5455)
  • 430.4 Beartrail Ridge Parking Area, PwL (elev. 5872)
  • 430.7 Cowee Mountain Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5950)
  • 431.0 Haywood Jackson Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 6020)
  • 431.4 Richland Balsam Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 6047)
  • 432.7 Lone Bald Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5635)
  • 433.3 Roy Taylor Forest Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5580)
  • 433.4 Locust Gap (elev. 5575)
  • 434.8 Rocking Horse Gap (elev. 5400)
  • 435.3 Doubletop Mountain Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5365)
  • 435.5 Licklog Gap (elev. 5135)
  • 435.7 Licklog Ridge Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5135)
  • 436.8 Grassy Ridge Mine Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5250)
  • 437.0 Deep Gap (elev. 5260)
  • 438.9 Steestachee Bald Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4780)
  • 439.4 Cove Field Ridge Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4620)
  • 440.0 Saunook Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4375)
  • 440.9 Waynesville Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4110)
  • 441.4 Standing Rock Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3915)
  • 441.9 Rabb Knob Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3725)
  • 442.2 Balsam Gap Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3630)
  • 443.1 Balsam Gap (elev. 3370)
  • 444.6 The Orchards Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3810)
  • 445.2 Mt. Lynn Lowry Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4000)
  • 446.0 Woodfin Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4120)
  • 446.7 Woodfin Cascades Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4535)
  • 448.1 Wesner Bald Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4912)
  • 448.5 Scott Creek Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5050)
  • 449.0 Fork Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5280)
  • 450.2 Yellow Face Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5610)
  • 451.2 Browning Knob Overlook, PwR
  • 451.2 Waterrock Knob Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5719)
  • 452.1 Cranberry Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5475)
  • 452.3 Woolyback Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5425)
  • 453.4 Hornbuckle Valley Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5105)
  • 454.4 Thunderstruck Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4780)
  • 455.1 Fed Cove Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4550)
  • 455.5 Soco Gap Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4570)
  • 455.7 Soco Gap (elev. 4350)
  • 456.2 Jonathan Creek Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4460)
  • 457.6 Docks Gap (elev. 4930)
  • 457.9 Plott Balsam Overlook, PwL (elev. 5020)
  • 458.2 Wolf Laurel Gap (elev. 5100)
  • 458.2 Heintooga Spur Road
  • 0.9 Mollie Gap (elev. 5352)
  • 1.3 Mile High Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5250)
  • 1.4 Maggie Valley Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5220)
  • 2.3 Lake Junaluska Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 5034)
  • 3.3 Horsetrough Ridge Parking Widening, PwL (elev. 4540)
  • 3.4 Horsetrough Ridge Parking Widening, PwR (elev. 4540)
  • 3.6 Black Camp Gap Parking Area, PwR (elev. 4496)
  • 8.4 Balsam Mountain Campground, PwL (elev. 5340)
  • 458.9 Lickstone Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 5150)
  • 459.5 Bunches Bald Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 4925)
  • 459.7 Bunches Gap (elev. 4850)
  • 460.8 Jenkins Ridge Parking Overlook, PwL (elev. 460.8)
  • 461.6 Big Witch Gap (elev. 4160)
  • 461.9 Big Witch Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 4150)
  • 463.9 Thomas Divide Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 3735)
  • 467.4 Ballhoot Scar Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 2550)
  • 467.9 Raven Fork Parking Overlook, PwR (elev.2400)
  • 468.4 Oconaluftee Parking Overlook, PwR (elev. 2200)
 
     
     

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