Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Visitor Use
Date 1970s
Description Photograph shows two women riding bicycles on the Blue Ridge Parkway as a car passes on the left. Taken by C.E. Westveer on an unknown date, near the Biltmore Estate and mile post 388 in section 2R.
Commentary The Blue Ridge Parkway was envisioned to be used for both transportation and recreational purposes, as this photograph shows.
Location Location Name: Milepost 388
Parkway Milepost: 388.0
Latitude: 35.525112
Longitude: -82.517278
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway