The Blue Ridge Parkway, America's most popular scenic roadway and national park, offers 469 miles of spectacular views, wildflowers, forests, waterfalls, and more. Appalachian photographer and writer Jim Hargan guides you to its best spots, with details on where to find your favorite photo subjects, as well as a wealth of information about when to shoot, how to create the best compositions-even where to park.
Jim Hargan is a world traveler whose writing and photographs have appeared in the New York Times, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Field & Stream, among many others. He the author of the Explorer's Guides The Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, The Photographer's Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and The Photographer's Guide to the Great Smoky Mountains. He lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.