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Title Wildcat Rocks Overlook
Date July 20, 1939
Description Wildcat Rocks Overlook showing a proposed location for a paved overlook at milepost 241.1 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image by Burns from the National Park Service's Blue Ridge Parkway Photo Library.
Commentary Overlooks are found all over the Blue Ridge Parkway. They provide travelers with a place to pull off of the road and enjoy the scenery the mountains provide. This particular overlook is found at the Bluff or Doughton Park which contains nearly fifty five hundred acres of land.
Location Location Name: Wildcat Rocks Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 238.6
Latitude: 36.430292
Longitude: -81.175177
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Farm buildings and land
Scenic overlooks
Wildcat Rocks (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway