A marker for Boone's Trace sits along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Mile Marker 285. This area is a gap through which Daniel Boone passed after ascending from Elk Creek valley. North of this marker is Cook's Gap, the general name for this area through which Boone passed onto the Blue Ridge Plateau.
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Randell Jones and North Carolina Daniel Boone Heritage Trail, Inc., “Boone's Trace at Bamboo, NC,” Daniel Boone's Trail, accessed September 17, 2019, http://bythewaywebf.webfactional.com/dboone/items/show/18.