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The Hot Springs NC Loop is located in Western North Carolina, North of Asheville.


Starting in Hot Springs, this loop is packed with amazing roads for the entire 145 miles.  The terrain ranges from twisty valleys to rolling hilltops.  This loop includes several twisty main roads as well as a number of equally interesting minor roads.


Rounding out this gem of a ride is a short stretch on NC-209, the Rattler.  Be sure to include this loop on your next trip to North Carolina!


Location:  Western North Carolina

Approximate Mileage:  145  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  4.0   Hours 

Surface:  Paved



Hot Springs Welcome Center, Unicoi County Welcome Center, Bailey General Store, Trust General Store, Dave’s 209, Part of NC-209 (The Rattler), Pisgah National Forest

Hot Springs NC Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


    You can get 20% off your first year’s subscription to REVER by following THIS LINK.

    AND using this coupon code at checkout:  Driftlessforless.


    By using this link and coupon code a portion of your subscription fee will go to support Driftless Roads USA.



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