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Mabry Mill

MILEPOST 176

"Full of historic charm, it's one of the most visited sites along the Blue Ridge Parkway."

ONE OF
THE FIRST DEVELOPED AREAS ALONG THE PARKWAY

Town of Floyd

MILEPOST 165

"A mountain town that's big in vibrant music, artistic inspiration and down-home hospitality."

ONE OF
NINE MAJOR VENUES ALONG THE CROOKED ROAD

Chateau Morrisette

MILEPOST 171.5

"Sip wine and savor the views at one of the Parkway’s premier destinations for wine and fine dining."

FEATURES
JAMES BEARD AWARD-WINNING, ARTISAN CIDER

Peek the Parkway

in Virginia

EXPLORE THE PARKWAY'S PLATEAU DISTRICT
MILEPOSTS 120-216

Lush in Landscape & Culture

The Blue Ridge Parkway’s Plateau District is lush in landscape and rich culture. The rural towns and counties that make up the region are ripe with agriculture, heritage music and a wealth of historic attractions and Appalachian influences that combine to offer an unforgettable mountain experience.

The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival and Floydfest are among the area’s most popular attractions and events – each one offering visitors a glimpse into life along the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Area Visitor Centers

  • MILEPOST 169
  • Rocky Knob Visitor Center
  • 1670 Blue Ridge Parkway
    Floyd, VA 24091
    (540) 745-9662
  • MILEPOST 165
  • Floyd County Visitor Center
  • 109 E Main Street
    Floyd, VA 24091
    (540) 745-4407




  • MILEPOST 152
  • Blue Ridge Institute & Museum
  • 20 Museum Drive
    Ferrum, VA 24088
    (540) 365-4412





THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED FEATURE ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

Rocky Knob

MILEPOST 167

"Featuring hiking, camping and plenty of amazing views from overlooks like Rock Castle Gorge."

DOWNTOWN FLOYD OFFERS FUN FESTIVALS, LIVE MUSIC
& MORE

Blue Ridge Institute

      & Museum

MILEPOST 152

"The Eastern Gateway to and a major venue of the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail."

AN AWARD-WINNING WINERY & RESTAURANT IN VIRGINIA

Foggy Creek Cider

MILEPOST 174

"Artisan hard cider derived from more than 30 apple varieties grown amid the Blue Ridge Mountains."