Northwest Trading Post Blue Ridge Parkway NC


Northwest Trading Post Milepost 259 Blue Ridge Parkway

Northwest Trading Post is located in Ashe County North Carolina at MP 258.6 in Glendale Springs. The trading post offers local arts, crafts, souvenirs, food, snacks, and drinks. Travelers can buy sandwiches, fudge, ice cream, cookies, preserves, and more. The Blue Ridge Parkway facility has restrooms, picnic tables, and a place to walk your do outside. The North west Trading Post is a perfect location to stop and refresh yourself, and has been in business for over 50 years as a gift shop. The Northwest Trading Post is the mecca for home crafts in eleven northwestern NC counties, including the home base of Ashe County. Sit a spell on the front porch and enjoy the serene surroundings and the view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The building, more than 50 years old now, was recently renovated, making it even roomier and more handicap accessible.

  • Open from April 15th – Nov 15th, 7 days a week from 9am -5pm
  • On the Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 258.6, at the intersection with Trading Post Lane and Old NC Hwy 16.
  • Address: 414 Trading Post Rd, Glendale Springs, NC 28629