Leaving the National Park we took the Blue Ridge Parkway. There were more stunning views and interesting tunnels to drive through. At one point we turned off of the parkway a little too soon and almost immediately realized our mistake. We turned around headed back to the Parkway and, to our delight, saw a male elk with a large rack right beside the road we had driven down just minutes earlier!
This is such a wonderful area and we are looking forward to future visits here.
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