Smart View Loop

This loop includes part of the Bootleggers Run and intersects with the Crooked Road Music Trail, appropriately named for its numerous music venues. In addition, the Franklin Loop utilizes two of the curviest roads in the area: Shooting Creek Road and 5 Mile Mountain Road. 

  • 38.3 miles
  • 188 curves
  • 1614 ft. elevation change


Blue Ridge Parkway Mileposts: 

  • Franklin Pike - 150.7
  • Smart View - 154
  • Smart Veiw Recreation Area - 154.5
  • Shortts Knob Overlook - 157.5
  • Shooting Creek Road - 159.2