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Craven Gap
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Craven Gap, along the Blue Ridge Parkway
Elevation 3,132 ft (955 m)
Traversed by NC 694 / Blue Ridge Pkwy
Location  North Carolina
 United States
Range Great Craggy Mountains
Coordinates 35°38′52″N 82°29′27″W / 35.6478906°N 82.4909588°W / 35.6478906; -82.4909588Coordinates: 35°38′52″N 82°29′27″W / 35.6478906°N 82.4909588°W / 35.6478906; -82.4909588
Topo map USGS Craggy Pinnacle

Craven Gap (el. 3,132 ft (955 m)) is a mountain pass between Peach Knob and Rice Knob, part of the Elk Mountains and Great Craggy Mountains. NC 694 (Town Mountain Road) connects with the Blue Ridge Parkway at the gap, where it provides direct access to downtown Asheville. The gap also has trails for hikers and is a popular bicycle rest area.

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