Julian Price Memorial Park is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile post 296. It is a 4,200 acres at the food of Grandfather Mountain named in honor of Julian Price. Julian Price lies directly adjacent to Moses H Cone Memorial Park. Price Park is a haven for relaxation and recreation with a 47 acre Price Lake. It has the most popular and largest picnic area on the parkway. Price Park also has camping, boating and fishing on the lake. Price Park has many hiking trails to explore the mountains.
The Tanawha Trail starts at Price Park and stretches 13.5 miles to Beacon Heights Trail. The trail travels parallel to the Parkway to the rising slopes of Grandfather Mountain.
There many activities at Price Park Lake with boat or canoe rentals or trying your luck at fishing. There is a easy trail around the lake for kids to explore with the parents.
Price Park also has a seasonal interpretive programs at a 300 seat amphitheater. The ranger station located near the campground can give schedules of activities for the theater, guided walks and evening campfire programs.
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