Blaine and Margaret Norris of Dublin, Ohio, capture the scenic view at Richland Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Waynesville on July 5. At 6,053 feet, the overlook marks the highest point of the famous parkway that winds through the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Blaine and Margaret Norris of Dublin, Ohio, capture the scenic view at Richland Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Waynesville on July 5. At 6,053 feet, the overlook marks the highest point of the famous parkway that winds through the Blue Ridge Mountains. sshaw@newsobserver.com
Blaine and Margaret Norris of Dublin, Ohio, capture the scenic view at Richland Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Waynesville on July 5. At 6,053 feet, the overlook marks the highest point of the famous parkway that winds through the Blue Ridge Mountains. sshaw@newsobserver.com

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