Pink Beds Picnic Area near Meadowbrook Cabin

Pink Beds has picnic tables, grills and picnic shelters.There are restrooms.

It is right next to the Cradle of Forestry in America.

It is called Pink Beds for the pink rhododendron, mountain laurel and azalea. It is really beautiful.

The hiking trail, an easy, five mile loop crosses into the Cradle of Forestry. There is a short cut if you don’t want to do the whole five miles.

10 miles from the Ranger Station.
About 2 miles south of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Incredible during Rhododendron season. Picnic shelters and picnic tables.