A beautiful ride in a narrow valley along Wolf Creek to the town of Rocky Gap at an elevation gain of 360 feet. The ride continues along Clear Fork through open farm land, and then enters Burkes Garden. After looping around the Garden, the ride returns to the starting point at Narrows.
Starting Point: Drive to the town of Narrows, about 30 minutes from Blacksburg, by way of US 460. After entering the town of Narrows, turn right on SR 61 and follow SR 61 over the New River and through the business district. One mile from US 460 reach the town park on the left where parking is available.
Distance: 102.8 miles.
Terrain: A fairly flat ride to Burke's Garden.
|0.0||Town park. Take SR 61 west along Wolf Creek.|
|2.9||Bridge over Wolf Creek.|
|7.1||Bridge over Wolf Creek.|
|15.8||Round Bottom Methodist Church on right.|
|16.5||Bridge over Wolf Creek.|
|20.1||Rocky Gap. There is a store here. Follow SR 61 which turns left and is joined by US 52. After crossing Wolf Creek, turn right to continue on SR 61..|
|20.4||Pass under Interstate 77.|
|30.9||Cross Tazewell County line.|
|35.6||Pass SR 614 to left.|
|39.9||Gratton. Turn left onto SR 623.|
|45.4||Left onto SR 666.|
|54.1||Right at T intersection at bottom of hill onto SR 623.|
|56.2||Burkes Garden General Store.|
|57.2||Pass SR 666 on right completing loop of Burkes Garden.|
|62.7||Right onto SR 61.|
There are stores at Rocky Gap, at mile 40.1 and at Burkes Garden (mile 56.2). There are no restrooms except at Burkes Garden.