Blue Ridge Parkway
Section 3

Green Knob

Green Knob (East)

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Green Knob (South)

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Looking east, you have the Catawba River Valley & Marion, NC. The close mountains between Dobson Knob & Chestnut Mountain are on the north side of the valley. The mountains between Higgins Mountain & Jones Mountain are on the south side of the valley in the Marion area. I-40 also runs through the valley. High Peak is on the other side of Morganton, NC.
Looking south, you have I-40 between Asheville & Old Fort in the valley. The divide between the Catawba River flowing east and the Swannanoa River flowing west is behind Lookout Mountain. Youngs Mountain, Shumont Mountain & Sugarloaf Mountain are in the Lake Lure area. In the distance, Hogback Mountain, Rich Mountain & Bryant Mountain are in South Carolina and Evans Mountain & Corbin Mountain are on the North Carolina/South Carolina line.