Brevard in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Highest Elevation on Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkway
United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway series list.
Location. 35° 19.642′ N, 82° 57.91′ W. Marker is in Brevard, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 431), 8 miles south of Lake Logan Road (North Carolina Highway 215), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located On the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the Richard Balsam Overlook. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brevard NC 28712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Decline (a few steps from this marker); North Carolina Confederate Veterans Memorial Forest (approx. 3.8 miles away); Devil's Courthouse (approx. 4 miles away); Restoring A Forest (approx. 4 miles away); Looking Glass RockRutherford's Expedition (approx. 9˝ miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 9.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brevard.
Also see . . . History of the Blue Ridge Parkway. (Submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,844 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.