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Title Wildcat Overlook from Below
Date October 26, 1939
Description Photograph looks up at Wildcat Rocks Overlook, located in Bluff (now Doughton) Park near mile post 241, and was taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on 26 October 1939.
Commentary Overlooks are found all over the Blue Ridge Parkway. They provide travelers with a place to pull off of the road and enjoy the scenery the mountains provide. This particular overlook is found at the Bluffs, or Doughton Park, which consists of nearly fifty five hundred acres of land.
Location Location Name: Wildcat Rocks Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 238.6
Latitude: 36.430292
Longitude: -81.175177
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Scenic overlooks
Wildcat Rocks (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway