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Walnut Cove Overlook - elev. 2915' (Milepost 396.0)

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Overlook Description

Black Walnut trees, although sparse among the other mountain hardwoods, are found in abundance in the aptly named Walnut Cove. Mountain Black Walnut was important to the locals to make furniture and gunstocks as well as for dye still used by present day crafters.
 

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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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