Wildflower Route, Bunches Creek Rd. Blue Ridge Parkway, to Big Cove Rd. Cherokee,NC
Just beyond Big Witch Tunnel (Blue Ridge Parkway) on the right, is a dirt road , Bunches Creek Rd, which winds from over 5,000 ft elevation on the parkway down to 2,000 ft. in Cherokee
The route is back country, and filled with wildflowers. The change in elevation has different species blooming all along the way. It like driving through spring. With early spring up top and it gets later
the lower, and warmer you go.
When you arrive at Big Cove Road you can turn right and go to Straight Fork Road another good spot to see wild flowers, water and woods.