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NATIONAL PARKS
The Blue Ridge region is home to at least 15
parks, roadways, cultural areas, trails, historic
sites and military sites administered by the National Park Service. Please see timeline on the
facing page for details of the establishment of
those parks and the growth in their numbers.

NATIONAL PARKWAYS
Blue Ridge Parkway
National Coal Heritage
Trail
Skyline Drive
Trail of Tears National
Historic Trail

P EN NS YLV AN I A

NATIONAL PARK TRAILS
Appalachian National
Scenic Trail
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
National Historical Park

M AR YLAN D
Harpers Ferry
National Historical Park

Overmountain Victory
National Historic Trail

81

W ES T V I R GI NI A
OHIO

luray

new market

79

Gauley River
National
Recreation Area

National
Coal
Heritage
Area

blacksburg

richmond
lynchburg
roanoke

V I R GI NIA

81
Big South Fork
National River &
Recreation Area

bristol

kingsport

TE N N E S S E E
40

52

winston-salem

421

gatlinburg

raleigh

40

asheville

441

85

75
chattanooga
74

Blue Ridge
National Heritage Area

74

59

74

greenville

NOR T H
CAR OLI N A

charlotte

221

64

Chickamauga
& Chattanooga
National
Military Park

Kings Mountain
National Military Park

fayetteville

95

GEORGIA
26
221

75

0
25
50
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miles

85

100

rocky
mount

greensboro

64

26

durham

40 85

77

40

Great Smoky Mountains
National Park

85

74

johnson
city

knoxville

Manhattan Project
National Historical Park

24

81
421

Andrew Johnson
National Historical Park
oak
ridge

Booker T Washington
National Monument

abingdon

Cumberland Gap
National Historical Park

64

lexington

Bluestone National
Scenic River

K E N TU C K Y

charlottesville

64

New River Gorge
National River

75

81

front 66
royal

Shenandoah
National Park

harrisonburg

64
77

211

77

S OUT H
CAR OLI N A

40



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016

Happy 100th to Our National Parks
West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
Blooms ‘n’ Bugs and How To Photograph Them
The Southern Mountain Bucket List
The Great Tastes of East Tennessee
Home, Sweet Mountain Home
Letters/Worth a Click
From the Editor
Contributors’ Notes
Mill Creek Stories
Mountain Report
Great Buys
Creature Feature
The Hike
Festivals & Events
Country Roads
Mountain Garden
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 6
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Letters/Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Contributors’ Notes
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Great Buys
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Hike
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 22
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 24
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Happy 100th to Our National Parks
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 28
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 30
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 34
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Blooms ‘n’ Bugs and How To Photograph Them
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Southern Mountain Bucket List
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 44
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 46
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 52
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Great Tastes of East Tennessee
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 55
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 56
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 57
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 58
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Home, Sweet Mountain Home
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 60
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 62
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mountain Garden
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 64
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover3
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover4
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