Appalachian Mural Trail



Blue Ridge Parkway Mural Guide

    The awe inspiring views from the Blue Ridge Parkway now have a new addition- the Appalachian Mural Trail. Within driving distance of the Blue Ridge Parkway amazing murals dot the horizon and tell the story of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With this Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost Guide you can follow the Parkway and view beautiful historical murals exiting at the mile posts along the way!




Blue Ridge Parkway MilePost Guide

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Wilkesboro Downtown Mural Wilkesboro, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 276.4
Exit North onto US.421 for 21 miles
  to Wilkesboro
Driving Time: 29 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:36.148297 Longitude:-81.151977
Village Park Mural Valdese, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 312
Exit East onto NC.118 for 30 miles
  to Morganton
Next East onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Valdese
Driving Time: 56 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.742031 Longitude:-81.557223
A Time to Build Mural Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.628934 Longitude:-82.18135
7 Wonders Murals
Point Lookout Trail
Featured Mural
Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.628934 Longitude:-82.18135
Catawba Falls Mural Mention#1 Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.628934 Longitude:-82.18135
Mountain Gateway Museum
Mural Mention#2
Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.629969 Longitude:-82.179796
Old Fort Train Depot
Mural Mention#3
Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.629969 Longitude:-82.179796
Davidson's Fort Mural Mention#4 Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.628934 Longitude:-82.18135
Wolfe Angel Mural Mention#5 Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.624949 Longitude:-82.181132
Andrews Geyser Mural Mention#6 Old Fort, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 344
Exit East onto US.80 for 9 miles
  to US.70
Next West(right) onto US.70 for 8 miles
  to Main St in downtown Old Fort
Driving Time: 27 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.627816 Longitude:-82.178929
Forest City Downtown Mural Forest City, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit East onto US.74-A for 39 miles
  to Rutherfordton
Next South onto US.221 for 5 miles
  to Forest City
Driving Time: 57 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.333531 Longitude:-81.863619
Victorian Antique Mall Mural Rutherfordton, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit East onto US.74-A for 39 miles
  to Rutherfordton
Driving Time: 47 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.36808 Longitude:-81.957092
Rutherfordton Mural Mention#1 Rutherfordton, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit East onto US.74-A for 39 miles
  to Rutherfordton
Driving Time: 47 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.36808 Longitude:-81.957092
Rutherfordton Mural Mention#2 Rutherfordton, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit East onto US.74-A for 39 miles
  to Rutherfordton
Driving Time: 47 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.36808 Longitude:-81.957092
Triangle Park Mural Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit West onto US.74-A for 1/2 mile
  to I-240
Next Westly on I-240 for 3.7 miles to
  Exit 5-B(Charlotte St)
Next Right(South) onto Charlotte St for
  several blocks to S.Beaumont St
Next Right(West) onto S.Beaumont St for
  1 block to S.Market St
Next Right(North) onto S.Market St for 1/2
  block to Triangle Park on Left
Driving Time: 11 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.59381 Longitude:-82.55019
Shindig on the Green Mural Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit West onto US.74-A
  for 1/2 mile to I-240
Next Westly on I-240 for 3.7 miles
  to Exit 5-B(Charlotte St)
Next Right(South) onto Charlotte St for
  several blocks to Eagle St
Next Right(West) onto Eagle St for
  2 blocks to S.Spruce St
Next Right(North) onto S.Spruce St for
  2 blocks to Shindig Mural on
  north wall of Pack's Tavern
Driving Time: 11 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.5951 Longitude:-82.5496
Chicken Alley Mural Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit West onto US.74-A
  for 1/2 mile to I-240
Next Westly on I-240 for 3.7 miles
  to Exit 5-B(Charlotte St)
Next Right(South) onto Charlotte St for
  several blocks to College St
Next Right(West) onto College St for
  several blocks to S.Lexington Ave
Next Right(North) onto S.Lexington Ave for
  several blocks to Woodfin St
Next Right(East) onto Woodfin St to
  first alley on right to mural
Driving Time: 13 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.59767 Longitude:-82.55331
Lexington Gateway Mural Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 384
Exit West onto US.74-A
  for 1/2 mile to I-240
Next Westly on I-240 for 3.7 miles
  to Exit 5-B(Charlotte St)
Next Right(South) onto Charlotte St for
  several blocks to College St
Next Right(West) onto College St for
  several blocks to S.Lexington Ave
Next Right(North) onto S.Lexington Ave for
  several blocks to I-240 underpass and mural
Driving Time: 13 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.59911 Longitude:-82.554224
Dillsboro Downtown Mural Dillsboro, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 443
Exit Right(West) onto US-23 for 14 miles
  to Exit 81-B at US-441
Next South onto US-441 for 1/2 mile
  to Haywood Rd in Dillsboro
Next Left(East) onto Haywood Rd for 2 blocks
  to Depot St with US Post Office on corner
Mural is on Depot St across from Post Office
Driving Time: 17 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.369270 Longitude:-83.252370
Green Energy Park BlackSmith Mural Dillsboro, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 443
Exit Right(West) onto US-23 for 14 miles
  to Exit 81-B at US-441
Next South onto US-441 for 1/2 mile
  to Haywood Rd in Dillsboro
Next Right(West) onto Haywood Rd for 1 mile
  to Green Energy Park Rd
Next Right onto Green Energy Park Rd to #100 and murals
Driving Time: 18 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.371319 Longitude:-83.261963
Green Energy Park Glass Blowing Mural Mention Dillsboro, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 443
Exit Right(West) onto US-23 for 14 miles
  to Exit 81-B at US-441
Next South onto US-441 for 1/2 mile
  to Haywood Rd in Dillsboro
Next Right(West) onto Haywood Rd for 1 mile
  to Green Energy Park Rd
Next Right onto Green Energy Park Rd to #100 and murals
Driving Time: 18 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.371319 Longitude:-83.261963
Cherokee Homestead Mural Hayesville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 443
Exit Right(West) onto US-23 for 14 miles
  to Exit 81-B at US-441
Next South onto US-441 for 20 miles
  to US-64
Next West onto US-64 for 34 miles
  to US-64-Business in Hayesville
Next Left onto US-64_Bussiness to #805
  the Cherokee Homestead Exhibit and mural
Driving Time: 82 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.044221 Longitude:-83.81895
Mountain Valley Park Mural Mention Hayesville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost: 443
Exit Right(West) onto US-23 for 14 miles
  to Exit 81-B at US-441
Next South onto US-441 for 20 miles
  to US-64
Next West onto US-64 for 34 miles
  to US-64-Business in Hayesville
Next Left onto US-64_Bussiness to
  Main Street in Hayesville
Next Left onto Main St to #33 the
  Mountain Valley Park and mural
Driving Time: 82 minutes

GPS Coordinates
Latitude:35.045901 Longitude:-83.818243


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