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Julian Price Park

Mile Post 297 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC
+1 828-963-5911
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Best camping ever!

Camping on Price lake is about as good as it gets! Camping on loop A by the lake is awesome. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bud W
via mobile
Scenic lake, multiple facilities for picnicking, canoeing and hiking

With its beautiful lake nestled in supreme mountain vistas, Julian Price Park is a favorite stop on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gatortunor
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“picnic area” (25 reviews)
“mile loop” (15 reviews)
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Mile Post 297 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC
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"boone fork trail"
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"picnic area"
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"mile loop"
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"great place to camp"
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"lake trail"
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"rent canoes"
in 6 reviews
"plenty of picnic tables"
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"family picnic"
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"well worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"easy hike"
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"tree roots"
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"natural beauty"
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"linn cove viaduct"
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"hiking shoes"
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"nice hike"
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"great hiking trails"
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"holiday weekend"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Camping on Price lake is about as good as it gets! Camping on loop A by the lake is awesome. Good public bathroom but no showers. Bring your own firewood or stop at Food Lion in Blowing Rock to pick some up. Great boat rentals...More

Thank Bud W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With its beautiful lake nestled in supreme mountain vistas, Julian Price Park is a favorite stop on the Blue ridge parkway. It’s worth taking The easy hike around the lake. Picnic areas across the street from the lake are nice and well used.

Thank gatortunor
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to get into the snow from the Eastern part of NC. We found a place that many people had been sledding and walked out to play a bit. We were able to park and play then get on our way easily.

Thank Roy F
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great hiking, canoeing, camping, picknicking and more right on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Lots to do and it feels like you are in the wilderness. Close to the lovely village of Blowing Rock.

Thank Rick F
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We did the 2.3 mile Price Lake loop which takes you around the lake. Pretty flat & easy hike. Might want some hiking shoes but tennis shoes will work as long as it hasn't rained recently. Great views of the lake and surrounding area.

Thank baustin4705
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Most unbelievable colors of foliage.......All along the Blue Ridge Pkwy.......great place to stop and picnic

Thank LadyRed829
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A favorite place for hiking, picnics, & leaf peeping. The Boone Fork Trail (parking at Price Park picnic area) is a 5 mile loop that runs along the river (easy to moderate), then loops back up towards the campground (steeper). Trail gets muddy after rain...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful venue close to Grand Father Mountain on the Blue Ridge Pkwy. Drove up today to catch some of the autumn color but about a week early. Still very beautiful with lots of yellow and red coming in. Still even without autumn foliage, this is...More

Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My family picnics at Julian Price Park several times a year during the summer. This is one of the best parks on the Parkway! The kids enjoy playing in the creek and while the adults relax in the shade. On crowded weekends, it's best to...More

Thank Spongebob09
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

There were 5 of us, ages 8 to 58. We all stuck our feet in the creek and some walked a ways through it and walked across a log over the creek. There are treasure hunt maps for the kids. Nice shady picnic spots. Then...More

Thank Colleen L
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ddugan2017
17 August 2017|
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Response from Tarheel_on_the_go | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The lake is visible and accessible right off the blue ridge parkway. Easy to park and walk to the lake side nearby.
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gramX32016
10 July 2016|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are stroller friendly
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mlgreer
1 July 2016|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that.
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