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Title View From Saddle Parking Overlook
Date April 23, 1958
Description Image shows a scenic vista of the hills, valleys, and mountains as seen from the Saddle Parking Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A tree appears in the foreground in the right side of the photograph. Trees cover most of the land seen below, and there are some open pastures visible as well. Image taken by Earl W. Estes in April 23, 1958. Image taken near milepost 167 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the Rocky Knob District of the parkway in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 167
Parkway Milepost: 167.0
Latitude: 36.832349
Longitude: -80.342446
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway