Peaks of Otter


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Peaks of Otter,

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two peaks, W central Va., in the Blue Ridge, W of Lynchburg. The one, Flat Top, is 4,004 ft (1,220 m) high; the other, Sharp Top, 3,875 ft (1,181 m). They are on national parkland administered as part of the Blue Ridge National Parkway.
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Otter, Peaks of,

two peaks, W central Va., in the Blue Ridge, W of Lynchburg. The one, Flat Top, is 4,004 ft (1,220 m) high; the other, Sharp Top, 3,875 ft (1,181 m). They are on national parkland administered as part of the Blue Ridge National Parkway.
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They said, "How did you get up to the Peaks of Otter (in the Blue Ridge Mountains) without our knowing about it?
The trip includes round-trip motor coach transportation, lunch at Peaks of Otter Lodge, admission and a tour at the D-Day Memorial.
Johnson Farm near Peaks of Otter, along the parkway, is an example of a mountain farm.
If you haven't visited the D-Day Memorial, you'll find it under the Peaks of Otter, in the green hills of Virginia between Roanoke and Lynchburg, in the quiet little town of Bedford.
And that is why the D-Day Memorial lies under the Peaks of Otter, in a quiet, out-of-the-way place: because it belongs there.
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Those other attractions include the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway and the Peaks of Otter, three lofty mountains that tower over the verdant fields of Bedford County.
And while people are in the area, they'll want to see the Peaks of Otter, and you have to drive right through the city to get there.
Or the down-home atmosphere at Peaks of Otter lodge, a cozy wooden chalet set on a lake at the base of the Blue Ridge Parkway and famous for its southern cooking.
I am an interpretive park ranger at the Peaks of Otter in Virginia.
Peaks of Otter recreation area (milepost 84 to 87), also in Virginia, is another favorite stop, offering hiking, fishing, and a shuttle bus up Sharp Top Mountain.