TUNNEL HEIGHTS

 

Tunnels Along the Parkway / Watch out for Bicycles!

There are twenty-five Parkway tunnels in North Carolina and one in Virginia making the Parkway home to 36% of all NPS road tunnels. These tunnels are listed below by milepost, length, maximum height (over the center of the road), and minimum height (over the edge of the road). Especially if you are driving a large motor home, you may want to take notice of some of these while you are making your plans.

MILEPOST

NAME

LENGTH

MAX HEIGHT

MIN HEIGHT

53.1

Bluff Mountain

630 feet

19 feet 1 in

13 feet 7 in

333.1

Little Switzerland

542 feet

19 feet 8 in

14 feet 4 in

336.8

Wildacres

330 feet

19 feet 10 in

13 feet 1 in

344.5

Twin Tunnel (North)

300 feet

21 feet

16 feet

344.7

Twin Tunnel (South)

401 feet

19 feet 7 in

14 feet 7 in

349.0

Rough Ridge

150 feet

21 feet 6 in

13 feet 9 in

364.4

Craggy Pinnacle

245 feet

19 feet 9 in

14 feet 1 in

365.5

Craggy Flats

400 feet

19 feet 5 in

14 feet 4 in

374.4

Tanbark Ridge

780 feet

19 feet 5 in

14 feet 1 in

397.1

Grassy Knob

770 feet

19 feet 2 in

13 feet 7 in

399.1

Pine Mountain

1434 feet

19 feet 3 in

14 feet 2 in

400.9

Ferrin Knob #1

561 feet

19 feet 6 in

14 feet 2 in

401.3

Ferrin Knob #2

421 feet

19 feet 2 in

14 feet

401.5

Ferrin Knob #3

375 feet

19 feet 5 in

13 feet 9 in

403.0

Young Pisgah Ridge

412 feet

19 feet 8 in

14 feet 6 in

404.0

Fork Mountain

389 feet

19 feet 2 in

14 feet

406.9

Little Pisgah

576 feet

19 feet 5 in

13 feet 10 in

407.3

Buck Springs

462 feet

19 feet 2 in

13 feet 8 in

422.1

Devil's Courthouse

665 feet

19 feet

14 feet 2 in

439.7

Pinnacle Ridge

813 feet

19 feet 1 in

13 feet 10 in

458.8

Lickstone Ridge

402 feet

18 feet 1 in

11 feet 1 in

459.3

Bunches Bald

255 feet

18 feet 4 in

10 feet 6 in

461.2

Big Witch

348 feet

18 feet 1 in

11 feet 3 in

465.6

Rattlesnake Mountain

395 feet

19 feet 6 in

14 feet 5 in

466.2

Sherrill Cove

550 feet

19 feet 7 in

14 feet 4 in


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