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Old Yesterday, 10:46 AM   #1
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Can Anyone SPECIFICALLY Identify this part of the BRP?

I have seen this picture of the BRP a few different times and it's just beautiful. Next week I will be in Maggie Valley NC, and I want to ride this stretch of road. Can anyone tell me SPECIFICALLY where it is, as part of the Blue Ridge Parkway?
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I'm 99% sure that is the Linn Cove Viaduct near Grandfather Mountain.
http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/v.php?pg=873

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I'm 99% sure that is the Linn Cove Viaduct near Grandfather Mountain.
http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/v.php?pg=873

Thanks VERY MUCH!!! I Can't wait!!!
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I'm 99% sure that is the Linn Cove Viaduct near Grandfather Mountain.
http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/v.php?pg=873
Yes it is.
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Old Yesterday, 11:54 AM   #5
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While there do NOT miss NC221 west of Blowing Rock.

Linwood Falls is worth the hike.
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while there do not miss nc221 west of blowing rock.

Linwood falls is worth the hike.
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Old Yesterday, 04:09 PM   #7
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Without looking at the mileage, it is around 20 miles...ish south of blowing rock on the brp. Coming from maggie valley going towards boone/blowing rock, it is just past the exit for 221. I would reccomend crossing the viaduct, pullover at the first big scenic overlook on your right, take some pictures. (This is one of the best views from the section close to boone.) Then go back across the viaduct and take 221 to blowing rock. That portion of 221 is filled with tighter curves, and usually less traffic. Honestly, its all good riding either way you go. Enjoy!
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Good Gravel Also!

If you want a great picture, hop off 221 and take gravel road Edgemont Rd for about 1/2 mile and look to the left. You get the viaduct, Grandfather mountain, and a cool exposed rockface. If you are into gravel. It's a good road and it goes on forever...
There is a good turnaround there if you don't want to keep going.
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There's also an overlook accessible by a short hike up from the wide spot at the north end of the viaduct.
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