The Thistle Meadow Winery, one of our detours off the parkway.
A short walk from a parking area brought you to these cascades. There way, of course, a letterbox here too.
One of many reconstructed cabins along the parkway.
The shelter next to the cabin. A preacher would travel a circuit of these shelters to preach to isolated mountain communities.
The view from the location of another letterbox.
Below the Linn Cove Viaduct.
The viaduct was the last link in the the parkway, carefully swinging the parkway around Grandfather Mountain.
It was built