Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Entrance to Peaks of Otter Camping Area
Date March 10, 1960
Description Image shows a snow covered road near the entrance to the Peaks of Otter campground. There is a wooden blockade up, which has a sign that reads "Closed for Season". The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on March 10, 1960.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Campground
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442561
Longitude: -79.603867
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway