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Pinnacle Rock State Park, Picnic Shelter

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1938. South side of U.S. 52, 3 miles northwest of Bluefield, 2 miles southeast of Bramwell

A striking sandstone formation is the natural centerpiece of this small wayside park, while the chief man-made attraction is a rustic stoneand-log picnic shelter, approached from the parking lot by a stairway. Built in 1938, the year the park was established, the pavilion is an excellent example of rustic park design and Civilian Conservation Corps workmanship. The shelter contains a large covered area, with a mammoth fireplace at one end and a serving area nearby. On the opposite side are an office and restrooms.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.

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