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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
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. Touch for map. Marker is located On the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the Richard Balsam Overlook. Marker is in this post office area: Brevard NC 28712, United States of America.
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); Looking Glass Rock (approx. 7.8 miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 9.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace Forestry School (approx. 10½ miles away); Rock House Creek Lodge (approx. 10½ 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,519 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.