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Title Saddle Parking Area in use on Sunday Afternoon
Title Note (the youngster insisted)
Date May 1, 1938
Description Image shows a gravel parking area overlooking a scenic vista. A young boy in overalls stands in the foreground, looking directly at the camera. In the background there are several cars parked, and a group of people stand and sit along a stone fence, some of them looking and pointing at the views. Several small trees appear around the parking area. Image taken by E.M.D. on May 1, 1938. Image taken near the south end of the Saddle Parking Area in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the Rocky Knob area of Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Rocky Knob (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 168.2
Latitude: 36.819444
Longitude: -80.342222
Creator Individual E.M.D.
Tags Automobile parking
Recreational areas
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway