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9 edition of Along the Blue Ridge Parkway found in the catalog.

Along the Blue Ridge Parkway

by George Humphries

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Westcliffe Publishers in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.),
    • Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotography by George Humphries ; historical text by Harley E. Jolley ; natural science text by J. Dan Pittillo.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsJolley, Harley E., Pittillo, J. Dan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF217.B6 H86 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL437523M
      ISBN 101565792386, 1565792300
      LC Control Number98147354
      OCLC/WorldCa38122104

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In addition, eight campgrounds are open from May through October along the parkway. Fall is the time to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway. Here, we share our favorite stops for stunning views, quaint country stores, and hidden mountain lodges.

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