Trip Planner:   USA  /  Virginia  /  Meadows of Dan  /  Mabry Mill

Mabry Mill, Meadows of Dan

4.6
#1 of 10 in Things to do in Meadows of Dan
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Create an itinerary including Mabry Mill
Mabry Mill is a watermill run by the National Park Service located at milepost 176.2 of Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County, Virginia. It is a tourist attraction, and a short trail around the mill connects historical exhibits about life in rural Virginia. The trail allows visitors to view the gristmill, sawmill, and blacksmith shop.

Mabry Mill was built by Edwin Boston Mabry (E.B. Mabry). E.B. Mabry returned to Floyd County in 1903 and began the construction of the mill. It was first a blacksmith and wheelwright shop, then became a sawmill. By 1905 it was in operation as a gristmill. By 1910 the front part of the mill was completed and included a lathe for turning out wheel hubs, a tongue and groove lathe, a planer and a jig-saw. Between 1905 and 1914 E.B. Mabry bought adjacent tracts of land, mostly for the purpose of acquiring more water power.

During peak seasons, demonstrations of crafts are given by National Park Service volunteers at Mabry Mill.
By using our Meadows of Dan road trip tool, you can arrange your visit to Mabry Mill and other attractions in Meadows of Dan.
Source
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Mabry Mill reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
498 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Easy walks for old guys like me and a chance to get a picture of perhaps the most frequently photographed restored mill in the nation. In fact, one of the informative signs pointed out a photograph.....  more
    Easy walks for old guys like me and a chance to get a picture of perhaps the most frequently photographed restored mill in the nation. In fact, one of the informative signs pointed out a photograph.....  more »
  • Such a beautiful place, well-kept and educational. You can take some beautiful photos there and it's such a relaxing walk. 
    Such a beautiful place, well-kept and educational. You can take some beautiful photos there and it's such a relaxing walk.  more »

Plan your trip to Meadows of Dan

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.