Batesville - Taylor Creek - Ennis Mtn

Distance:  40 miles

Climbing:  80 feet per mile

 

Description:  From the Crossroads Store, this moderately hilly ride heads northwest to Batesville then southwest on Craigs Store Road.  The next stretch is an out-and-back along Taylor Creek for 5 miles to the scenic town of Heards.  The route retraces its steps back to Ennis Mountain Road for a moderate, shady climb over Ennis Mountain to Batesville Road, then back to Batesville and the Crossroads Store.

Stores:  Mile 0 and 40 (Crossroads); mile 5 and 35 (Batesville; opens 11 AM, 9 AM Saturday).

 

Alerts: 

  None..

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Starting Point:

     Crossroads Store

     4916 Plank Rd

     North Garden, VA 22959

     GPS:  37.956594, -78.658049

 

From Charlottesville, take US 29 south approximately 9 miles beyond I-64 to Route 692 (Plank Road). Turn left on Route 692, then immediately left into the Crossroads Store parking lot. Park on the back (east) side of the complex.