Julian Price to Linville, Banner Elk

     Julian Price Park Picnic Area on Blue Ridge Parkway, ~1.5 hours from Kingsport)
Cumulative  Turn  ToTurn   ROAD
=================================================================
   0.00   R             Julian Price Park Picnic Area South on BRP 9:15 (Suggest 8:30 start if hot)
   8.8                  Linn Cove Visitors Center (rest rooms- water)
   9.6                  Junction 221 (-optional- 22 mile return)
  12.6    R     12.6    Roseboro Rd to Linville just past gate/rd 1511 DON'T MISS (was unmarked 7/13)
  14.3    R      1.7    at Stop Linville Avenue unmarked SR1545
  14.6    L       .3    at Light Hwy 105/ 221 South. Store on right
                              -Optional- R return via 221 & Parkway 27 miles  
  16.4                  Eastern Continental Divide
          S             at Light to Newland. market
  18.7    R      4.1    at Light on 194, various eateries
  18.9    R       .2    Montazuma. Bear left at County Court House on Elk
                        (Note Old Linville RR Depot Museum and 505 Caboose on next to Courthouse)
  19.1                  becomes Hickory Nut Gap Rd. gentle shady climbs
  23.4                  Top- 5% Roaring switch backs down to Banner Elk
  27.0    L      8.1    @T (unmarked) onto Hwy 184
  27.3                  Banner Elk Cafe on Left: good food- fast 11:45
  27.5    R       .5    @T/ light on 184.  
                        screaming switchbacks down to Valle Crucis
  35.0    R      7.5    @T @ Valle Crucis School Broadstone Rd. to 105. Mast G.S. to left.
                        Mast General Store(Annex on L LAST chance for food/ water.
  37.9    R      2.9    @T/ Light Hwy 105.  Heavy traffic
  38.6    VL      .7    Old Shulls Mill Rd.  DON'T MISS
  39.4    VL      .8    Shulls Mill Rd.  Shady gentle climbs
  42.5                  Enter Moses H. Cone Park
  44.9    L      5.5    @ T/stop to BRP  =OR= (-SEE Below 68.5 mile option)
  45.0    L       .05   @ T/stop BRP South ALL downhill to Julian Price Park
  (4400+') 
  47.0    R      2.0    into Julian Price Park  (as11.1 5hrs) (1:45 to park)

  44.9    R      5.5    68 Mile -Optional- R to Hwy 221 (Old BRP) towards Linville & Grandfather Mtn 
                        (-Reststop/Picnic area/Nice Restrooms/water ~.1 m on left on 221 in Rest Area)
  58.7    L     13.8    onto BR Parkway towards Blowing Rock.  Cross Linn Cove Viaduct
  68.5    L      9.8    Julian Price Park (~6hr riding)

			
68mile route map, Other routes are shorter versions of these roads.