Blue Ridge Parkway | IRON MINE HOLLOW (MP 96.2)

Southern Iron Mine Hollow overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Trails: None
Picnic Tables: None

There are two pullouts for Iron Mine Hollow on the Blue Ridge Parkway that are separated by only a tenth of a mile. A cliff between them makes one continuous parking lot impossible. Both parking areas are small, holding perhaps a half dozen vehicles each.

The view at Iron Mine Hollow is interesting, though it may not appeal to everyone. Two mountains that are very close to the overlook form a V-shape, framing a wide valley beyond them. The view from the southern parking lot is centered exactly on the V and is therefore the better overlook. However, regardless of which one you first stop at, there is no reason to stop at the other.

View from the southern Iron Mine Hollow Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway

View from the southern Iron Mine Hollow Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Northern Iron Mine Hollow overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Northern Iron Mine Hollow overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway


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Last updated on November 20, 2023
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