Blue Ridge Parkway from Craven Gap to Lane Pinnacle Professional Review and Guide
"This section of the Blue Ridge Parkway generally runs along the southeastern slopes of the Great Craggy Mountains a few hundred feet below the ridgeline. The elevation of this section of the parkway varies from 3,080 feet to 3,880 feet.
Habitats: Mainly south-facing somewhat dry slope with mixed oak/hickory/poplar forest and some exposed rock Key birds: Summer: Cerulean, Blackburnian, Worm-eating, Black-throated Blue, Kentucky, Chestnut-sided, and Hooded Warbler; American Redstart; Scarlet Tanager; Rose-breasted Grosbeak; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. Year-round: Ruffed Grouse."