Driving the Byway
Driving the Parkway in Virginia
- The byway begins a few miles out of the forest at the southern end of Skyline Drive, west of Afton, VA.
- Continue south on the Parkway and through the George Washington National Forest, passing through the town of Buena Vista.
- Continue to the North Carolina border on the Parkway, passing by Roanoke, the Rocky Knob Visitor Center, and Mabry Mill.
Driving the Parkway in North Carolina
- The North Carolina section of the byway begins as you cross the state line from Virginia.
- Continue in a southwest direction across the state.
- The byway ends at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.