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Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks

The Blue Ridge Parkway has over 200 Overlooks. They range from scenic picnic areas, to vast mountain ranges, to the mountain hiking trailheads.

Below is a list of the overlooks. Click the name of an overlook to start it's 360° tour.



 

 
View Milepost Range:  1 - 95  |  96 - 275  |  281 - 407  |  408 - 469
Milepost Overlook Name Elevation
  1.0   Afton Overlook   2054'  
  2.0   Rockfish Valley Parking Overlook   2148'  
  3.0   View Shenandoah Valley   2354'  
  6.0   Humpback Gap Overlook   2360'  
  9.0   Greenstone Overlook   3000'  
  10.0   Dripping Rock Parking Area   2940'  
  10.0   Rockpoint Overlook   3115'  
  11.0   Ravens Roost Overlook   3200'  
  12.0   Hickory Spring Parking Area   2940'  
  14.0   Three Ridges Overlook   2800'  
  18.0   The Priest   2690'  
  19.0   Twenty Minute Cliff   2715'  
  20.0   The Slacks Overlook   2800'  
  23.0   Bald Mountain Overlook   3252'  
  23.0   View Fork Mountain Overlook   3294'  
  26.0   Big Spy Mountain Overlook   3200'  
  32.0   Stillhouse Hollow Parking Area   3000'  
  35.0   Yankee Horse   3140'  
  39.0   Boston Knob Overlook   2523'  
  43.0   View Irish Creek Valley   2660'  
  45.0   White's Gap Overlook   2567'  
  45.0   Chimney Rock Mt. Overlook   2485'  
  46.0   View Buena Vista   2325'  
  48.0   Indian Gap Parking Area   2098'  
  49.0   View House Mountain Overlook   2498'  
  53.0   Bluff Mountain Overlook   1820'  
  54.0   View Rice Mountain   1755'  
  55.0   White Oak Flats Overlook   1460'  
  56.0   Dancing Creek Overlook   1300'  
  58.0   Upper Otter Creek Overlook   1085'  
  59.0   Otter Creek Flats Overlook   1005'  
  60.0   Otter Creek Overlook   885'  
  60.0   The Riffles Overlook   822'  
  62.0   View Terrapin Hill Overlook   780'  
  62.0   Lower Otter Creek Overlook   680'  
  63.0   Otter Lake Overlook   650'  
  63.0   Otter Creek Overlook   685'  
  64.0   James River Visitor Center   649'  
  70.0   James River Valley Parking Area Overlook   1875'  
  73.0   View Terrapin Mt.   2885'  
  75.0   Thunder Ridge Overlook   3845'  
  76.0   View Arnold Valley Overlook   3700'  
  77.0   Apple Orchard Mt. Overlook   3950'  
  79.0   Sunset Field Overlook   3472'  
  80.0   Onion Mountain   3195'  
  80.0   View Black Rock Hill View Black Rock Hill   3195'  
  82.0   View Headforemost Mt   2860'  
  83.1   Fallingwater Cascades Parking Area   2557'  
  89.0   Flat Top Trail Overlook   2610'  
  90.0   View Upper Goose Creek Valley Overlook   1925'  
  90.0   View Porter's Mountain   2100'  
  92.0   Mills Gap   2435'  
  92.0   View Purgatory Mt.   2400'  
  93.0   Peaks of Otter   3875'  
  93.0   Boblett's Gap Overlook   2150'  
  95.0   Harvey's Knob Overlook   2524'  
  95.0   Pine Tree Overlook   2490'  
  96.0   Iron Mine Hollow   2364'  
View Milepost Range:  1 - 95  |  96 - 275  |  281 - 407  |  408 - 469
 
 
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