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Devil's Backbone - elev. 2708' (Milepost 144.0)

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Overlook Description

In the mountains, rough and rocky features commonly contain the word "devil." Devil's Backbone is a steep point jutting out to the right between the overlook and Pine Spur. Seen ahead is a view of the Blackwater Valley, while to the left are Grassy Hill and Cahas Knob.
 

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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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