rough ridge

on the blue ridge parkway

Rough Ridge Trail (Mile Post 302.8) is easily one of the fastest and most satisfying Blue Ridge Parkway hikes

This popular spot in the Blue Ridge Mountains is perfect for engagement proposals, fall foliage, sunrise, and really any Instagram-worthy occasion.

Rough Ridge is less than a mile long and gives breathtaking views of North Carolina’s High Country.

This incredible trail also sits on the highest and most rugged peak on the Blue Ridge Parkway, also hosting one of the oldest ecosystems in North America.

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rough ridge