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Title #22, Picnic Area
Date October 9, 1955
Description Image shows a rocky stream bed in a wooded area. There is a log across the stream, and a person is walking across the log, using it as a bridge. There are picnic tables and other people visible in the background of the image. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter picnic area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Leslie P. Arnberger on October 9, 1955.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Picnic Area
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.441469
Longitude: -79.596461
Creator Individual Leslie P. Arnberger
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Bodies of water
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Picnic grounds
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway