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HUMPBACK ROCKS VISITOR CENTER            540-943-4716
Milepost 5.2, Blue Ridge Parkway

DIRECTIONS: 5.8 miles south of I-64 where it crosses the intersection of  Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Visitor Center and mountain farm exhibit at MP 5.8. The farm includes a single-room log cabin and a series of outbuildings that represent elements of regional architecture of the late 19th century. Costume interpreters provide demonstrations of weaving, basket making and gardening.

PARKING:  1 wheelchair accessible parking space.

ENTRANCE:  Adjacent to parking lot.  Entry doors easily open out.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Located at visitor center.  Doors are 35 in. wide, and open in.  Turns to enter.  Stalls have 35 in. wide doors opening out and handrails.  19 in. toilet seat height, and 12 in. between commode edge and wall.  Sink height is 34 in.  Stall checked regularly for obstructions.

TRAIL: There is a quarter mile, wheelchair-accessible trail, the Mountain Farm Trai, that l goes past an 1890’s log cabin and several outbuildings. It's a scenic trail with wildflowers blooming most seasons of the year. You can see the Humpback Rocks in the distance along the Pakway.     

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  This is a visitor center operated by the Blue Ridge Parkway, a unit of the National Park Services, as a comfort station, museum, and sales of interpretive materials (books, tapes and maps) to the visiting public.  Open 9-5, May-Oct.


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