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Title Peaks of Otter Restaurant
Date May 1968
Description Image shows the exterior of the Peaks of Otter Restaurant at the Peaks of Otter Lodge. There is a paved lot in front of the restaurant with many automobiles parked in it, and there are a few people walking toward the entrance of the restaurant. A wooden fence separates the parking lot from the surrounding land. The Blue Ridge Parkway is visible in the background of the image. Image was taken near milepost 85.6 near where Section 1J meets Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by John J. Palmer in May 1968.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Lodge (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.6
Latitude: 37.442856
Longitude: -79.603603
Creator Individual John J. Palmer
Tags Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
National park concessions
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway