Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2019 - BRPG16

BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY NORTH CAROLINA

Parkway
Hiking

SELECTED NORTH
CAROLINA TRAILS
BY MILEPOST

Milepost 217.5

Cumberland Knob Trail 
Length: 0.5 Miles  Skill Level: Easy
Gully Creek Trail (loop by stream)
Length: 2 Miles  Skill Level: Strenuous

Milepost 218.6

MP 305 | Grandfather Mountain State Park

Fox Hunters Paradise Trail (view)
Length: 0.2 Miles  Skill Level: Easy

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Milepost 230.1

Little Glade Mill Pond (pond loop)
Length: 0.4 Miles  Skill Level: Easy

Milepost 238.5

Cedar Ridge Trail  (vistas and forests)
Length: 4.2 Miles  Skill Level: Moderate
Bluff Mountain Trail (parallels Parkway
to Milepost 244.7)
Length: 7.5 Miles  Skill Level: Moderate

Milepost 241

Fodder Stack Trail (variety of plants)
Length: 2.89 Miles  
Skill Level: Strenuous

Milepost 243.7

Grassy Gap Fire Road 
Length: 6.5 Miles  Skill Level: Moderate
Basin Creek Trail 
Length: 3.3 Miles  Skill Level: Moderate

Milepost 244.7

23-room Colonial Revival mansion is surrounded by 25 miles
of well-planned carriage roads,
two man-made lakes and apple
orchards. The Parkway Craft
Center at Moses Cone Manor
offers handicraft demonstrations
seasonally.
Milepost 304.4 marks the last
piece of the parkway completed.
The architecturally wondrous
Linn Cove Viaduct, which was
dedicated in 1987, skirts the side
of Grandfather Mountain. The
visitor center is open seasonally.
At Milepost 316.3 is Linville
Falls, with trails to overlooks.
Craggy Gardens is accessible
from Milepost 363.4 to 369.6.
This rugged, high-elevation

Flat Rock Ridge Trail (forest, vistas)
Length: 5.0 Miles  Skill Level: Moderate

Milepost 260.3

Jumpin'off Rocks Trail (vista)
Length: 1.0 Miles  Skill Level: Easy

Milepost 264.4

The Lump Trail (to hilltop view)
Length: 0.3 Miles  Skill Level: Easy

Milepost 271.9

Cascades Trail (loop to view of falls)
Length: 0.5 Miles  Skill Level: Moderate

16 BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

MP 296.5 | Julian Price Lake | Boone
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area features trails, twisted trees,
fog, wind and an abundance of
rhododendron. The 360-degree
views are breathtaking. The visitor center is open seasonally.

Average
Temperatures
Along the Parkway

WINTER

Dense
Blazing Star
(Liatris spicata)
2-4 feet tall,
rose-purple
flowered
spike.
AugustSeptember.

SPRING

Asheville
27°- 49°

Asheville
43°- 67°

Mt. Mitchell
23°- 39°

Mt. Mitchell
33°- 50°

SUMMER

FALL

Asheville
61°- 82°

Asheville
45°- 68°

Mt. Mitchell
53°- 69°

Mt. Mitchell
39°- 67°


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