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Title Ranger Naturalist Gary Tollaksen Nature Walk
Date August 14, 1960
Description Image shows a park ranger with a group of park visitors. The visitors are filing down a stone staircase, to a level area surrounded by a low wall of large boulders. The image was taken on Sharp Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on August 14, 1960.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Boulders
Interpretive development
Park rangers
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
People
Photographs
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Staircases
Stonemasonry
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway