Blue Ridge Parkway Hike of the Week “Halfway to Hibernation” Join Parkway rangers at 10:00 am on Friday, September 21st for a moderate, 2.2 mile round-trip hike to Mills River Overlook. Following on the heels of last week’s migration hike, this week we take a look how non-migratory Parkway animals prepare for the onset of winter. Forget about traveling and join the Hibernation Nation!Meet at the Big Ridge Overlook at Milepost 403.6. Bring water, wear good walking shoes, and be prepared for changeable weather. For more information, contact 828-298-5330, ext. 304.