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This is one of my favorite places to view the valley, especially in the fall. On a clear day, you... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Short Pump, Virginia
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Best View of Shenandoah Valley from Blue Ridge Parkway

On a relatively clear day you have an expansive view of the Shenandoah Valley across to the... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Terry P
Norristown, United States
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1 Nov 2018
“What a few”
1 Jul 2018
“Best View of Shenandoah Valley from Blue Ridge Parkway”
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Blue Ridge Parkway, Lyndhurst, VA 22952
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to view the valley, especially in the fall. On a clear day, you can see north all the way to Waynesboro. Parking is easy, and it’s not too far from Afton, where there is usually a truck selling...More

Thank Sparx770
Reviewed July 1, 2018

On a relatively clear day you have an expansive view of the Shenandoah Valley across to the Allegheny Mountains west and northwest to Staunton and Waynesboro. Rock slides on Mt. Torrey in immediate foreground are just above Sherando Lake (not visable from overlook), only 10...More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This and the other overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway are excellent examples of the quality of our national park system and the gems it protects and preserves for the public. Take time to take in the view, the air and the feeling of freedom.

Thank Edge W
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Not only is the overlook beautiful but the drive to it also had similar inspiring views. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank Juniorkp
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been on my bucket list for a long time, and we recently spent 2 days driving parts of it. Raven's Roost Overlook is a great place to stop the car and take some photos.

1  Thank gsjane
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for a picnic. Spectacular views of mountains and valleys. Well maintained and exceptionally clean area.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Beautiful views, ample parking. Great photo opportunities. Quiet area along the Blue Ridge Parkway for a travel rest.

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed April 30, 2017

As you travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, there are a lot of places where you can pull over and see the James River Valley or the Shenandoah Valley. The valleys were lovely and green when we visited in April. A map of...More

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We planned a very spontaneous trip in a cold winter week day just to get some change from routine. in a Virginia Beach we get tired of beach weather specially during rainy winter. So raven's roost overlook is 3 mikes up from sea level. The...More

Thank Xaama N
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I have been on most of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and I have to say that this overlook ranks right up there at the top! It has it all (decent elevation, sweeping views of varied terrain, ranging from valley to neighboring ridges, nice framing for...More

1  Thank Daniel P
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Response from MomMDof3 | Reviewed this property |
Raven's Roost is an overlook stop not a park. Camping nearby at Sherando Lake.