BURKES GARDEN LOOP from Rocky Gap Elem. School R-H, 6/2010 Start Elevation: 2018 feet, 3282' total climb Cum. Go Turn Description 0.0 Start Rocky Gap Elem. School 0.0 0.4 R North Scenic Hwy, going south 0.4 20.0 R 61 West 20.4 5.4 L Burkes Garden Rd. / 623, STORE 23.1 top of climb, 3540' 25.8 4.5 L Gose Mill Rd. / 666 30.3 4.3 R Banks Ridge Rd. / 625 34.6 8.7 R Burkes Garden Rd. / 623 36.8 EAT Burkes Garden store on left Burgers, etc available 37.8 complete Burkes Garden loop 40.6 top of climb 43.3 20.0 SS-R 61 East 63.3 0.4 SS-L North Scenic Hwy. 63.7 End Rocky Gap Elem. School, 6hrs Rocky Gap Elementary School (approximately a < 2 hour drive from Bristol) * Exit 64 off of I – 77, after heading north from Wytheville, VA * turn right at end of exit ramp onto 61 East / 52 North, go 0.2 miles to stop sign * then turn left onto N. Scenic Hwy. (52 North), go 0.4 miles; school is on the left * 0.3 miles past Woody’s Snack Bar, 12749 N. Scenic Hwy, Rocky Gap, VA 24366 This is not a breakfast ride. Some options for a light breakfast (biscuits, coffee, juice) are available at Woody's Snack Bar in Rocky Gap before the start. Otherwise, there really aren't any places until about 37 miles into the ride. Riders need to bring their own nourishment and at least two water bottles, just to be on the safe side. This ride can be shorteded by simply starting it anywhere along 61 West in the first 20 miles by up to 40 miles depending on how far out you start/finish.