Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Biking
Title Note negative no: 3796
Date 1970s
Description Two women riding bicycles along the Parkway
Commentary The Blue Ridge Parkway is used by cyclists as well as motor traffic. These two are examples of the many tourists who utilize the road because of the beautiful natural surroundings as well as the accessible paved path. This section of the Parkway opened to the public in 1967 and runs near the Biltmore Estate.
Location Location Name: Milepost 388
Parkway Milepost: 388.0
Latitude: 35.525112
Longitude: -82.517278
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway