Blue Ridge Parkway | MOSES CONE MEMORIAL PARK (MP 292-295)

Moses Cone Park map (click to enlarge)

Moses Cone Park map (click to enlarge)

Moses Cone Memorial Park is the former 3,600-acre estate of Moses Cone, a businessman who made his fortune in the textile industry. Flat Top Manor, the Cone Family’s mansion, sits on top of Flat Top Mountain. The bottom floor houses a craft store run by the Southern Highland Craft Guild and a Blue Ridge Parkway information office and gift store. The National Park Service leads tours of the upper floor on select days. In addition, 25 miles of gravel carriage roads run through the property, giving those who want to go for a walk plenty of opportunity to do so. Horseback riding is also allowed on the carriage roads.

The parking area at Fat Top Manor is very small, especially considering it is one of the top attractions on the Blue Ridge Parkway. On a nice day during the tourist season it will fill up by 10 AM.

Flat Top Manor House Tour

Parkway Craft Center

Carriage Roads

Moses Cone and Flat Top Manor History

Flat Top Manor at Moses Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Flat Top Manor at Moses Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway


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Last updated on November 27, 2023
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