Blue Ridge Parkway
Section 3

Pounding Mill

Pounding Mill (North)

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Pounding Mill

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From the north view on Pounding Mill, you see the Parkway winding north below Beech Knob, Fryingpan Mountain & Big Bald. Toward Black Mountain, you see the headwaters of the South Fork of Mills River. Green Knob is also on the Parkway. Shumont Mountain to Sugarloaf Mountain are to the west of Lake Lure. I-26 passes between Tryon Mountain & Round Mountain.
From the main view, Lake Lure is on the other side of Sugarloaf Mountain. In the distace to the southeast, you see mountains on the North Carolina/South Carolina line and mountains in South Carolina. To the far right, the Parkway runs by South Spring Top & Seniard Mountain.