Blue Ridge Parkway | PRICE LAKE OVERLOOK (MP 296.7)

Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway

View: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ / 5
Trails: Price Lake Trail
Picnic Tables: None

Parking is available at Price Lake right along the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is one of the busiest parking areas on the Parkway, for you can get a great view of the lake from here. In fact, if a photo is all you are after, you really can’t do much better than this location. Mornings are a good time for photographs because the sun will be over your shoulder and illuminating the lake nicely.

Recreational activities at the lake include fishing, hiking, and canoeing / kayaking, though no swimming is allowed. The Price Lake Trail, which you can pick up from the parking lot, is an easy, family-friendly, 2.3-mile loop that takes about 1 to 1.5 hours to hike. Canoes and kayaks can be rented at Price Lake Boat Rentals located farther south just past the Julian Price Campground.

Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway


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Last updated on December 4, 2023
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