Schuyler - Norwood

Distance:  36 / 52 miles

Climbing:  80 / 80 feet per mile

 

Description:  A beautiful tour of the Schuyler, Shipman, and Howardsville areas, this ride includes long stretches of rolling hills and some great views of the James River Valley.  Roughly even amounts of wooded and open terrain.

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Stores:  Mile 7 (Schuyler); mile 20 (Stillman; up the hill; long route); mile 24 (long route); mile 27/43 (Howardsville)

 

Alerts:  None.

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NOTE THAT THE STARTING POINT FOR THIS RIDE HAS CHANGED

Starting Point:

     Porters Simpson Park

     2410 Simpson Lane

     Esmont, VA 22937

     GPS: 37.820723, -78.597008

 

From I-64, take Route 20 south approximately 12 miles to Keene. Turn right on Route 712. Route 712 immediately becomes Route 715 (Esmont Road); continue on Esmont Rd approximately 3 miles to Porters Road (Route 627).  Turn left on Porters Road; continue approximately 2 miles (crossing Route 6) to Simpson Park on the right, across from the old Yancey Elementary School.  If the gates to the park are closed you can park at the school which is now closed.

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