The Blue Ridge Parkway has many key areas and attractions including Humpback Rocks, Peaks of Otter, the Julian Price Memorial Park and Craggy Gardens. The 469-mile highway is renowned for its scenic views and natural beauty.
Humpback Rocks at the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway is a prominent rock outcrop used as a landmark for 19th-century wagon trains. It features several miles of hiking trails and a picnic site.
Peaks of Otter is another area of stunning natural beauty. The area contains many campgrounds and lodging options.
Julian Price Memorial Park is a 4,200-acre designated park where visitors can rent boats or canoes to explore the area.
Craggy Gardens is a high-elevation area featuring numerous flower farms and access to Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi River.