Hosted by the Upstate Legends Jeep Club

A group will meet at Sav A Lot in Pickens, and leave at 9:00am and take the usual route to Asheville,

Hwy 11 to 25 for anyone that wishes to catch up along the way.

The next stop will be at the HOT SPOT on Brevard Road, just past the new Outlet Mall off of x33 (i26) The group should arrive there about 10:30am. Once everyone that needs to, fills up with gas, and a short break, we'll head to the Blue Ridge Parkway and head North.

The next scheduled stop will be the visitors center at Craggy Gardens Overlook for a short while, then back to the picnic area for part of the afternoon. Bring what ever food or charcoal for cooking out if you would like to do that. There are grills near some of the picnic tables for use. (may want to bring foil for the grill) Also you may want to bring your folding chairs to have something a little more comfortable to sit in.

There is plenty of parking, and public restroom facilities at the picnic area. The tables and grills are first come, first served in the park so depending on how many people are already there, everyone may not be right beside each other.

We should plan to leave Craggy about 4pm (or shortly after) and make our way back South on the Parkway to Hwy 74, then have a short break for gas or restrooms. From there, over the mountain into Bat Cave, Chimney Rock and Lake Lure.

The Dirty Dancing festival does cost for admittance, however, the activities are on "this side" of the lake so you'll be able to hear music. Lake Lure Grill is near there for any more food you'd like for the evening.

Also, we should be in that area early enough for you to walk around Chimney Rock shops if you don't want to go into Lake Lure when we first arrive.

........look forward to seeing you there.

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