Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks Near Asheville

Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks near Asheville

Be sure to take time to stop at the Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks to soak in the views! Here are the overlooks near Asheville by Milepost, from north to south. Often, these overlooks will have connecting trails or other points of interest. And most are great picnic spots.

  • 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
  • 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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