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Title Saddle Parking Area in use on Sunday Afternoon
Date May 1, 1938
Description Image shows a gravel parking area overlooking a scenic vista. Four parked cars appear in the center of the image, and approximately ten people stand outside to observe the views from a stone fence along the edge of the parking area. Several small trees appear around the parking area, and rolling hills and valleys can be seen in the distance. 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
Floyd County (Va.)
Recreational areas
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway