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Sleepy Gap Parking Area - elev. 2930' (Milepost 397.0)

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Overlook Description

The gap simply got its name because a hunter laid down and went to sleep there. Long ago, it was known as a good place for working woodsmen to camp.
 

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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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