We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Picnic with a river view

This is a great place to stop for a picnic. The picnic area is right next to the river. It is down... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
ammomof3
,
Titusville, Florida
james river and Blue ridge Parkway

This is the places to stop and relax with a walk after driving north from Roanoke. The park has a... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Sleeper2012
,
Happy, Texas
Read all 4 reviews
6
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good75%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 15, 2017
“Picnic with a river view”
Oct 4, 2017
“james river and Blue ridge Parkway”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
63°
39°
Oct
53°
30°
Nov
44°
24°
Dec
Contact
Blue Ridge Parkway, Monroe, VA
Website
Reviews (4)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveler rating
1
3
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1
3
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed November 15, 2017

This is a great place to stop for a picnic. The picnic area is right next to the river. It is down a steep hill, so use caution. Most tables are shaded. Grills are also scattered around. There is a very small visitor center with...More

Thank ammomof3
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is the places to stop and relax with a walk after driving north from Roanoke. The park has a picnic area ad bridge across the James river has a Pedestrian walkway below the Parkway. Go see the Old Canal locks. Stop at the gift...More

Thank Sleeper2012
Reviewed July 27, 2017

People were decent in there, didn't exactly do cartwheels to make you feel at home or answer many questions but they were not really rude either, just doing their job I guess. Very interesting poster's, history etc. on the wall and a beautiful walk (mostly...More

Thank hillbilly77777
Reviewed July 7, 2017

After driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a while, you'll want to stop somewhere and walk around. This is the perfect place to do that! In addition to the visitors' center building, complete with souvenirs and restrooms, there is an opportunity to take a...More

Thank Dan556
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Buena Vista Budget Inn
24 reviews
10.03 miles away
Buena Vista Motel
52 reviews
10.04 miles away
Budget Inn
33 reviews
11.26 miles away
Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center
902 reviews
12.51 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Woodruff's Store
33 reviews
7.33 miles away
Scotto's Pizza
56 reviews
7.43 miles away
JJ's Meat Shak
45 reviews
9.11 miles away
Natural Bridge General Store and Cafe
68 reviews
11.52 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Wilderness Canoe
13 reviews
8.96 miles away
Layne's Country Store
28 reviews
10.83 miles away
Virginia Safari Park
1,253 reviews
11.73 miles away
Loose Shoe Brewing Company
53 reviews
14.23 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from James River Visitor Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines