Added by Elyse Clark
Visit one of the most photographed locations on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a historic mill built in the early 1900's that is still in operation.
Mabry Mill is one of the most photographed spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and rightfully so. Located at MP 176.1 the mill is beautiful in any season and easily accessed from the parking lot. Since this place is so popular, be prepared for crowds.
Visitors can also find bathrooms, a gift shop selling cornmeal and buckwheat flour ground on-site, and a restaurant. The restaurant (open daily May 1 to Nov. 1) stays busy, but it's worth it! Try their pancakes for breakfast, or pulled pork barbecue for lunch or dinner. You won't be disappointed.
- Blue Ridge Parkway map
ReviewsLeave a Review
Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!
More Adventures Nearby
Hike the Osmanthus Trail
Virginia / First Landing Trail Center
This loop hike is accessed from a short walk from the Bold Cypress Trail and the visitor center. There are no views along this trail but the what I enjoyed was the pine needle covered trail itself.
Hike the Riverview Trail
Virginia / York River SP Parking Area
From the parking area at the visitor center, pick up the Backbone Trail marked with gold blazes. The trails are well marked with signage and arrows.