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. See our Blue Ridge Parkway Guide for a mile-by-mile guide of things to do.

  • 300.6 Green Mountain Overlook (elev. 4134 feet)
  • 301.8 Pilot Ridge Overlook (elev. 4400)
  • 302.1 View Wilson Creek Valley Overlook (elev. 4356)
  • 302.4 Raven Rocks Overlook (elev. 4335)
  • 302.8 Rough Ridge Parking Area (elev. 4293)
  • 303.6 Wilson Creek Overlook (elev. 4357)
  • 303.9 Yonahlossee Overlook (elev. 4412)
  • 304.4 Linn Cove Parking Area (elev. 4315)
  • 304.8 Stack Rock Parking Area (elev. 4286)
  • 305.2 Beacon Heights Parking Area (elev. 4220)
  • 306.2 Grandmother Mountain Gap (elev. 4051)
  • 306.6 Grandfather Mountain Parking Overlook (elev. 4154)
  • 307.4 Grandmother Parking Area (elev. 4063)
  • 308.3 Flat Rock Parking Area (elev. 3987)
  • 310.0 Lost Cove Cliffs Parking Overlook (elev. 3812)
  • 315.6 Camp Creek Parking Overlook (elev. 3443)
  • 316.4 Linville Falls Spur Road
  • 316.5 Linville River Picnic Area (elev. 3250)
  • 318.4 North Toe Valley Parking Overlook (elev. 3540)
  • 320.8 Chestoa View Parking Area (elev. 4090)
  • 323.0 Bear Den Parking Overlook (elev. 3359)
  • 325.9 Heffner Gap Parking Overlook (elev. 3067)
  • 327.3 North Cove Parking Overlook (elev. 2815)
  • 327.5 McKinney Gap (elev. 2790)
  • 328.6 The Loops Overlook (elev. 2980)
  • 329.5 Swafford Gap (elev. 2852)
  • 329.8 Table Rock (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 (elev. 3452)
  • 338.8 Three Knobs (elev. 3875)
  • 342.2 Black Mountains (elev. 3892)
  • 344.1 Buck Creek Gap (elev. 3355)
  • 345.3 Singecat Ridge (elev. 3406)
  • 347.6 Big Laurel Gap (elev. 4048)
  • 347.9 Hewat Overlook (elev. 4175)
  • 348.8 Curtis Valley (elev. 4460)
  • 349.2 Licklog Ridge (elev. 4602)
  • 349.9 Mt. Mitchell Overlook (elev. 4825)
  • 350.4 Green Knob (elev. 4761)
  • 351.9 Deep Gap (elev. 4284)
  • 354.8 Toe River Gap (elev. 5158)
  • 355.3 Black Mountain Gap (elev. 5160)
  • 355.3 Ridge Junction (elev. 5160)
  • 358.5 Highest point on the parkway north of Asheville (elev. 5676)
  • 359.8 Balsam Gap (elev. 5317)
  • 361.2 Glassmine Falls (elev. 5200)
  • 363.4 Graybeard Mountain (elev. 5592)
  • 364.1 Craggy Dome (elev. 5640)
  • 364.5 Craggy Gap & Visitor Center (elev. 5497)
  • 367.6 Bee Tree Gap (elev. 4900)
  • 372.1 Lanes Pinnacle (elev. 3890)
  • 373.8 Bull Creek Valley (elev. 3483)
  • 375.2 Bull Gap (elev. 3107)
  • 376.7 Tanbark Ridge (elev. 3175)
  • 377.4 Craven Gap (elev. 3132)
  • 380.0 Haw Creek Valley (elev. 2720)
  • 383.6 Swannanoa River (elev. 2040)
  • 393.8 French Broad (elev. 2100)
  • 395.1 Glenn Gap (elev. 2495)
  • 396.4 Walnut Cove (elev. 2920)
  • 396.8 Reynolds Gap (elev. 2865)
  • 397.3 Sleepy Gap (elev. 2930)
  • 398.3 Chestnut Cove (elev. 3035)
  • 399.7 Bad Fork Valley (elev. 3350)
  • 400.3 Bent Creek Gap (elev. 3270)
  • 401.1 Wash Creek Valley (elev. 3435)
  • 401.7 Beaver Dam Gap (elev. 3570)
  • 402.6 Stony Bald (elev. 3750)
  • 403.6 Big Ridge (elev. 3820)
  • 404.2 Hominy Valley (elev. 3980)
  • 404.5 Mills River Valley (elev. 4085)
  • 405.5 Elk Pasture Gap (elev. 4235)
  • 407.6 Mt. Pisgah Parking Area (elev. 4995)
  • 407.7 Buck Springs Gap (elev. 4980)
  • 408.4 Flat Laurel Gap (elev. 4980)
  • 409.3 Funnel Top (elev. 4925)
  • 409.6 Frying Pan Gap (elev. 4931)
  • 410.3 The Pink Beds Parking (elev. 4822)
  • 411.0 The Cradle of Forestry (elev. 4710)
  • 411.8 Wagon Road Gap (elev. 4535)
  • 411.9 Cold Mountain (elev. 411.9)
  • 412.2 Wagon Road Gap (elev. 4550)
  • 412.5 Pigeon Gap (elev. 4520)
  • 413.2 Pounding Mill (elev. 4700)
  • 414.5 Bennett Gap (elev. 4404)
  • 415.6 Tunnel Gap (elev. 4325)
  • 415.7 Cherry Cove (elev. 4327)
  • 416.6 Log Hollow Gap (elev. 4488)
  • 416.8 Bridges Camp Gap (elev. 4450)
  • 417.0 Looking Glass Rock (elev. 4492)
  • 417.8 Seniard Gap (elev. 4775)
  • 418.3 East Fork Parking (elev. 4995)
  • 418.8 Graveyard Fields (elev. 5120)
  • 419.4 John Rock (elev. 5330)
  • 420.2 Balsam Spring Gap (elev. 5550)
  • 421.7 Fetterbush (elev. 5494)
  • 422.4 Devil's Courthouse (elev. 5462)
  • 422.8 Mt. Hardy (elev. 5415)
  • 423.2 Beech Gap (elev. 5340)
  • 423.5 Courthouse Valley (elev. 4235)
  • 424.2 Mt. Hardy Gap (elev. 5490)
  • 424.4 Herrin Knob (elev. 5510)
  • 424.8 Wolf Mountain (elev. 5500)
  • 425.4 Rough Butt Bald (elev. 5300)
  • 425.5 Buckeye Gap (elev. 5377)
  • 426.5 Haywood Gap (elev. 5225)
  • 427.6 Bear Pen Gap (elev. 5560)
  • 427.8 Spot Knob (elev. 5652)
  • 428.0 Caney Fork (elev. 5650)
  • 428.3 Little Bear Pen Gap (elev. 5600)
  • 428.5 Beartrap Gap (elev. 4285)
  • 429.1 Reinhart Gap (elev. 5455)
  • 430.4 Beartrail Ridge (elev. 5872)
  • 430.7 Cowee Mountain (elev. 5950)
  • 431.0 Haywood Jackson (elev. 6020)
  • 431.4 Richland Balsam Highest Point (elev. 6047)
  • 432.7 Lone Bald (elev. 5635)
  • 433.3 Roy Taylor Forest Observation Deck (elev. 5580)
  • 433.4 Locust Gap (elev. 5575)
  • 434.8 Rocking Horse Gap (elev. 5400)
  • 435.3 Doubletop Mountain (elev. 5365)
  • 435.7 Licklog Ridge (elev. 5135)
  • 436.8 Grassy Ridge Mine (elev. 5250)
  • 437.0 Deep Gap (elev. 5260)
  • 438.9 Steestachee Bald (elev. 4780)
  • 439.4 Cove Field Ridge (elev. 4620)
  • 440.0 Saunook Parking (elev. 4375)
  • 440.9 Waynesville Overlook (elev. 4110)
  • 441.4 Standing Rock (elev. 3915)
  • 441.9 Rabb Knob (elev. 3725)
  • 442.2 Balsam Gap (elev. 3630)
  • 444.6 The Orchards (elev. 3810)
  • 445.2 Mt. Lynn Lowry (elev. 4000)
  • 446.0 Woodfin Valley (elev. 4120)
  • 446.7 Woodfin Cascades (elev. 4535)
  • 448.1 Wesner Bald  (elev. 4912)
  • 448.5 Scott Creek (elev. 5050)
  • 449.0 Fork Ridge (elev. 5280)
  • 450.2 Yellow Face (elev. 5610)
  • 451.2 Browning Knob
  • 451.2 Waterrock Knob (elev. 5719)
  • 452.1 Cranberry Ridge (elev. 5475)
  • 452.3 Woolyback (elev. 5425)
  • 453.4 Hornbuckle Valley (elev. 5105)
  • 454.4 Thunderstruck Ridge (elev. 4780)
  • 455.1 Fed Cove (elev. 4550)
  • 455.5 Soco Gap (elev. 4570)
  • 456.2 Jonathan Creek (elev. 4460)
  • 457.6 Docks Gap (elev. 4930)
  • 457.9 Plott Balsam (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 (elev. 5250)
    • 1.4 Maggie Valley Parking Overlook (elev. 5220)
    • 2.3 Lake Junaluska Parking Overlook (elev. 5034)
  • 458.9 Lickstone (elev. 5150)
  • 459.5 Bunches Bald (elev. 4925)
  • 459.7 Bunches Gap (elev. 4850)
  • 460.8 Jenkins Ridge (elev. 460.8)
  • 461.9 Big Witch (elev. 4150)
  • 463.9 Thomas Divide (elev. 3735)
  • 467.4 Ballhoot Scar (elev. 2550)
  • 467.9 Raven Fork (elev.2400)
  • 468.4 Oconaluftee (elev. 2200)

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