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Under the Blue Ridge Parkway

Driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway, we discovered a trail during a stop at an overlook.  The trail weaved through and around giant boulders, and followed the path of the Blue Ridge Parkway, underneath the busy scenic road.

This stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway road is the Linn Cove Viaduct, which wraps around the base of grandfather mountain and was the final piece of the parkway to be completed. The viaduct structure was needed to avoid cutting into the rocky base of the mountain and disturbing the natural habit.

One of the things I love most about exploring the mountains, are the interesting places we stumble upon, like this trail we never knew existed.  I can’t wait to go back and follow the trail further.

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  1. Love those incredible tree roots.

    1. I thought those were pretty crazy looking!

  2. Gushing over those fall colors! Our leaves are just now starting to change in my neighborhood!

    1. All the leaves are almost gone now here. I miss them already!

  3. Those fall colors are so wonderful.

    1. I love this colorful time of year!

  4. You just took my breath away with those photos!! This is my favorite place in the whole world and what you captured only makes me love it so much more.

    Where you were walking looks as though it would be incredible! The views you saw, wow. Thank you so much for sharing this. I have loved every second <3

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