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Mabry Mill

Blue Ridge Pkwy., mi 176, Meadows of Dan, VA
+1 276-952-2947
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Beautiful Place

This is a lovely place to stop and enjoy nature and history both. And it's free! The mill sitting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chesapeake, Virginia
Beautiful must see stop

While it was extremely cold, it was totally worth stopping and seeing this historic site. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Blue Ridge Pkwy., mi 176, Meadows of Dan, VA
+1 276-952-2947
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to stop and enjoy nature and history both. And it's free! The mill sitting beside the pond is absolutely picturesque. You can go inside the mill, and also there's an old house and some other out buildings. There's a visitor...More

Thank JoyfulWriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While it was extremely cold, it was totally worth stopping and seeing this historic site. The trail walk is interesting as well. Water was frozen so the wheel wasn't going.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

i love this mill, stop here 3 times during my 2 month trip of 6 southern states. the mills is the crown jewel of this stop. they have a restaurant, gift shop and nice walk other period builds and all this right on the park...More

Thank jamescatalfamo
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We usually try to take a nice fall day and ride around. We usually end up here looking around and the Mill and listening to some bluegrass.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stop and spend an hour or two looking at the various buildings and see old pieces of machinery and equipment of the times, including a real Moonshine Still (No longer in service)! See the amazingly clever solutions to many of the obstacles of daily living...More

Thank BeachmanBob
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Walk through this historic site, makes you appreciate modern technology and appreciate our forefathers hard work and determination.

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is historic and picturesque. My husband and I enjoyed walking around the property. Restrooms are available.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

What a Neat place with a beautiful old working mill,there are also outer building to see on this site it really tells a tale of how they lived back then.

Thank blondie613
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We visit this every time we visit Meadows of the Dan so neat to see how this worked back in the day !!! Always a great photo opportunity !!! Neat to see ladies weaving baskets and other stuff!!!!!

Thank W3p
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We heard so much hype about this place that we couldnt wait to visit. As we toured we wer very disapointed. This place needs a lot of work. I realize it is old but it is very poorly maintained. We have been to many old...More

Thank Vickie W
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StephanieandRod... B
13 October 2017|
Response from harley28356 | Reviewed this property |
that is a very tough question. you would really need to check the weekly schedule for the change of color for the area you are visiting. personally the entire area is gorgeous even when the fall colors have not yet occurred... More
StephanieandRod... B
11 October 2017|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
I was up at Rocky Knob (near Mabry Mill on the Parkway) about ten days ago and there was minimal color change so you should see a good show. It's hard to say though because so many factors go into mother nature giving us her... More
Vanessa O
14 October 2016|
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