16 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most popular destinations in North Carolina. Located at milepost 384 in Asheville (and with several entrance ways throughout the state) the Blue Ridge Parkway allows North Carolinians and travelers to explore uncharted mountain wilderness, hiking trails, waterfalls, and sometimes just breathtaking scenery right from the comfort of your car. But the Blue Ridge Parkway also has its ‘secrets,’ or better yet, surprising facts. Some you might have never known, like these 16.

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Wow, who knew the Blue Ridge Parkway held so many interesting facts? Did you know any of these, or did you know most of them? When is your favorite time for a drive on the Parkway?