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MP 296.5 – Boone Fork Trail

MP 296.5 – Boone Fork Trail

Moderate 5.2-mile trail that traverses streams and goes through tunnels of rhododendron and opens up into pastures filled with wildflowers. Also discover beautiful waterfalls along the way. Trails: Boone Fork Trail – moderate Views: Waterfall, meadow, streams...

MP 296.4 – Boone Fork Falls

On the 5-mile loop on Boone Fork Trail you can see many small cascade falls and a few larger ones along the Boone Fork River and its tributaries. The trail is fairly strenuous, crossing Boone Fork River numerous times and some side trails are steep and difficult....
MP 295.9 – Sims Pond Overlook

MP 295.9 – Sims Pond Overlook

Sims Pond Overlook features a picturesque pond stocked with trout by North Carolina Hatcheries and is a great fishing spot. The Green Knob Trail begins at this overlook (you can also access it from Sims Creek Overlook). Trails: Green Knob Trail Views: Pond view and...
MP 297 – Julian Price Memorial Park

MP 297 – Julian Price Memorial Park

Price Lake  |  Hiking Trails  |  Picnicking  |  Camping  |  Related Articles  |  Upcoming Events Enjoy 4,200 acres of rolling mountains with elevations ranging from 3,400 to nearly 4,000 feet, plus a lake, stream, hiking trails, and a campground at Julian Price...
MP 290.4 – Thunder Hill Overlook

MP 290.4 – Thunder Hill Overlook

Thunder Hill is one of the most popular places to view the sunrise on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy a nearly 180° panoramic view.  Trails: Access the Mountains to Sea Trail Views:  Picnic Tables: No Camping: No...