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Great overlook

We routinely drive through just to bear hunt, which means look for bear! However there are great... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Meadows of Dan, Virginia
via mobile
a different perspective from lovers leap

a little higher on the ridge from th overlook on 58. worth the little walk. has picnic areas and a... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
North Carolina
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8 Aug 2017
“Great overlook”
10 Jul 2017
“a different perspective from lovers leap”
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8550 Jeb Stuart Highway, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We routinely drive through just to bear hunt, which means look for bear! However there are great overlooks and picnic tables if so inclined. I live near here so easier to eat at the house and drive for a bear hunt!

Thank meadowsofdanterri
Reviewed July 10, 2017

a little higher on the ridge from th overlook on 58. worth the little walk. has picnic areas and a few overlooks

Thank Ron338C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I have read reviews that the view here is as good or better then lovers leap. Well here's an update. The overlook is overgrown. The view is Nada.

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Escarpment and piedmont of VA and NC. Very nice, clean and not crowded most times.

1  Thank dougogle
Reviewed February 12, 2016

If heading down the mountain on hwy 58, you could miss the park. If you pass by Lover's Leap, then you have missed the park. When coming up the mountain, it will be just past Lover's Leap on the right-hand side. Great place to picnic,...More

Thank NCluvtrav
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

You can enjoy great views of Lovers Leap from an outlook area ( it is a short but steep hike up to the platform). You can have picnics and stretch your legs after driving the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Accessed from US Route 58,the Fred Clifton Park is a county-maintained area with a portable john,picnic tables,and scenic overlooks overlooking the same area you can see from Lover's Leap. The area is quiet,serene,and an nice place for a picnic. I have only one minor quibble....More

Thank ebbridge
Reviewed May 11, 2015

Topped off my week by having a late afternoon picnic at Fred Clifton Park. What a beautiful place and the trails were nice, too.

Thank Judy W
Reviewed August 6, 2014

This park is just a few hundred feet up Highway 58 from Lovers Leap Scenic Outlook. It is an excellent park with lots of picnic tables and grills under the canopy of shade trees. There are trails winding through the park that you can walk...More

3  Thank Beth B
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