LIVE scenic views in Northwest North Carolina, Alleghany County, the heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway. About the view you're looking at. The camera is pointing south-southwest. The field in front of the camera is used for growing produce that's sold across the country in supermarkets. Glade Valley Road is on the right side, while the mountain behind it all is named Bull Head. It stands 3,841 feet above sea level. At the base of the mountain lies the Blue Ridge Parkway.