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Title Overlook at Wild Cat Rock
Date 1940
Description People under tree at overlook at Wild Cat Rock at Bluff Park at milepost 240, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "JEV" in 1940.
Commentary Doughton Park (formerly known as the Bluffs) was named after Congressman Robert L. Doughton because of his long time support for the Blue Ridge Parkway. Doughton Park includes meadows, pioneer cabins, and a diverse amount of wildlife.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluffs
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Landscape
People
Photographs
Scenery
Scenic overlooks
Wildcat Rocks (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway