938 Miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway (mostly pics)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by rockinrog, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. GF-kam

    GF-kam Long timer

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    i camped once along BRP trip from Skyline ( Front Royal ) all the way down BRP to Telico Plains. Sad to see the general condition of campgrounds.
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  2. enormiss

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    Great info, read it all yesterday and today.
    Thoughts on a ride I'm planning for July?
    Leave work in Phila Thurs afternoon, curse traffic in DC, arrive at Shenandoah River State Park hopefully before dark.
    Friday ride SLD/BRP from front royal to Willville MC camp.
    Time to squeeze in a visit to the D-Day memorial on the way?
    Saturday ride from Willville to Altapass then head east to Sevierville (19/25/411).

    Overnights my buddy needs to plug in a CPAP and I like a morning shower.
    Not thinking much off bike as we have done lots of it before, just have not ridden it.
    Meeting family and friends Saturday in Sevierville for a weeks vacation, seems like a fun & scenic way to get there...

    Took all the way until page 78 before Beer was mentioned!
    Can you buy it at the farmers market near Willville?
  3. Lowndes

    Lowndes Been here awhile

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    Yes, the Market in Meadows of Dan on Jeb Stuart sells beer, along with several other stores there. Seth has Chaos Mtn Brewery on tap at the Twin Valley Rally that makes a VERY good porter which you can't get here in GA.

    BE PREPARED on the BRP, I got snowed on twice a week ago down near Asheville.

    Have Fun!!
  4. bigdog9191999

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    I still often think of the trip we met there in 2016! For me that was one of the best trips I have ever taken.
  5. rockinrog

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    I usually get that same spot if its open!
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  6. rockinrog

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    You could, but if its your first visit to the D-Day memorial I would leave more time for it. You have 100 miles on Skyline and then 177 on the BRP. I guess it depends on how much stopping for pics etc you do and how long of a day you like to have.
  7. enormiss

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    There was nothing available with elec at Shenandoah river so reserved spot at Matthews arm.
    Not much recommended to see on northern half so no stops planned and hoping for a D-Day visit.
    Thanks!