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Plateau District

Points of Interest:

Mile Post 168.0:  The Saddle Overlook - The Saddle is a ridge between two high points on Rocky Knob Mountain.  The overlook provides great views of the Blue Ridge Escarpment and access to Rock Castle Gorge Trail.  Looking in the opposite direction, Buffalo Mountain is visible.  See my Rocky Knob page for more information.

Mile Post 168.8:  Rock Castle Gorge Overlook - Overlook above Rock Castle Gorge, more than 1000 feet below.  The Rock Castle Gorge Trail can be accessed from this overlook.  See my Rocky Knob page for more information.

Mile Post 169.0:  Rocky Knob - Rocky Knob is a recreation area along the parkway with a large developed campground, picnic area, several overlooks, and trails ranging from easy to strenuous, including the Rock Castle Gorge National Recreation Trail.  See my Rocky Knob page for more information.

Mile Post 169.1:  Twelve O'Clock Knob Overlook - View over Rock Castle Gorge to Twelve O'Clock Knob.  Provides access to Rock Castle Gorge and Black Ridge Trails.  See my Rocky Knob page for more information.


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