"The Saddle" is a beautiful overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Rocky Knob, near Mile Post 169. The Saddle is on the Blue Ridge Plateau, looking at the lowlands of the Piedmont in view. Woods Gap and Sugar Loaf Mountain ridges are in view looking down the Smith River Valley toward Woolwine, VA
The view is of Patrick County, VA.
The sign is one of the so-called "Riflemen" signs seen all up and down the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Rocky Knob area of the Parkway is in close proximity of the Rocky Knob Campground, Rocky Knob Visitor Center, Rocky Knob Picnic area, the Floydfest site (In Patrick County), the Chateau Morrisette Winery (Floyd County, and Villa Appalaccia Winery (Patrick County).
For more information for the communities of Meadows of Dan, Woolwine, and Stuart, contact the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, telephone: 276-694-6012