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Julian Price Park

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Address: Mile Post 297 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC
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A great stop-and-walk

If in the Blowing Rock area, looking to to do a scenic, not too strenuous, loop-hike right from the Blue Ridge Parkway, this is the ticket for a nice stretching of the legs.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If in the Blowing Rock area, looking to to do a scenic, not too strenuous, loop-hike right from the Blue Ridge Parkway, this is the ticket for a nice stretching of the legs.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take a leisurely walk. The trails are mostly flat with little grade so are good for those who don't want a strenuous walk. They are several miles but you can enjoy short walks as well. Stop and take a look if you are not in the mood for walking as it is a beautiful... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stopped here along the BRP and walked around the lake and park area. It is very scenic and a great location to take some family photos which is what we did Thanksgiving weekend. Although we here in late November, I can see that this would be a great place to hang out in and around the water when it... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A very fun 5+ mile loop hike. Definitely a little tricky to follow through the campground, but worth it for the views and varied forest, meadows, etc. Even a waterfall if you care to make a short detoiur.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I went to the Lake to fish during Thanksgiving weekend. The mornings were so beautiful. The Lake provided us with a few trout and another big one that got away. Plenty of parking and a trail that goes around the Lake. Plenty of picnic tables line the Lake

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We took the 2.3 mile loop trail around Price Lake on October 25th. The weather was perfect. We had not taken this trail in over 20 years and were pleasantly surprised at the improvements in progress. We started the hike south of the campground near the boat rental station. About the first 1/4 mile of the trail now has nicer... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Drive the Parkway and seek out the Price Park; let the kids play, run freely; cook on the grills and enjoy a family picnic. Bring a group and organize a ball game and a reunion or picnic. Relax for the day and enjoy the setting. It is a special day to spend at Price Park.

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Thank jbc1940
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is another place been coming to sense i was born. One of the best parks along the parkway. Lots of trails and spots to cook we enjoy grilling while we are here. Bring your pet and the old football and spend the day.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

There is a great walking trail around this lake and it is worth every minute. It is full of fantastic photo ops.

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Ocala, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a popular destination on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Julian Price Memorial Park is at the foot of Grandfather Mountain, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina. It is located at mile marker 297 on Blue ridge parkway. Julian Price Memorial Park offers many activities, including hiking, fishing, canoeing, and camping. The park's seven trails include the Price Lake Loop Trail (2.7... More 

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