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The Slacks Overlook - elev. 2800' (Milepost 20.0)

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Overlook Description

Lumberman harvested the forest near here 1916-1939. Two long swathes of timber, clear-cut along the ridge, were called Big Slash and Little Slash before locals began referring to them corporately as The Slacks.
 

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Blue Ridge Parkway GuidebooksExcerpt adaptations from Blue Ridge Parkway Guide: Volume 1 (by William G. Lord), Blue Ridge Parkway Guide: Volume 2 (by William G. Lord), Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway - 3rd Edition (by Victoria Logue, Frank Logue, and Nicole Blouin). Copyright 1981 by the American Chestnut Foundation. Reprint by permission of Menasha Ridge Press.
 
 
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