Gift Shop at

Northwest Trading Post

414 Trading Post Rd (milepost #259)
Glendale Springs, North Carolina
Open Daily
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

This stop includes food, drink, and handmade crafts from over 500 artisans in 11 NC counties as well as a seasonal visitor center and restrooms.

Located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Northwest Trading Post has featured local and handmade products since 1958.

The Northwest Trading Post historic building in Glendale Springs in Ashe County, North Carolina is operated in partnership with the National Parks Service, and offers a selection of regional arts & crafts and food gifts made in North Carolina’s northwestern counties.  Stop on by Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 258.7!

This is where your vacation starts! Collect information on hiking and biking trails, fishing locations and requirements, campgrounds and much more. Browse the gift shop to pick up additional trail maps, identification books, t-shirts, and outdoor gifts for all.

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