Directions to Clear Creek Ranch
Follow these simple directions to Clear Creek Ranch
Directions from Asheville, NC
Your GPS may route you to Highway 80 North. It’s a mountain road with 86 Switchbacks. Take this route only if you're adventurous and in good weather. Otherwise;
Go north on I-26. 15.2 mi
Take the US-19 N/US-23-A N exit, EXIT 9, toward Burnsville/Spruce Pine. 17 miles
You'll pass through Burnsville and continue East about 5 more miles.
Look for a sign that says "Mt. Mitchell" or "Highway 80 South" take that exit. 1 mile
Turn right onto NC-80 South and Continue South approximately 10 miles.
You'll see our sign "Clear Creek Guest Ranch" and turn left.
Slightly ahead (.1 miles) you'll see a fork in the road with a sign "Ranch" that points to the right.
Follow the gravel road to the lodge.
From the North
If you are on I-81 South, Exit I-26 South towards Johnson City and stay on I-26 into North Carolina (You will see TN Highway 19 while Tennessee, do not take this road).
From I-26, Take Highway 19 East (Exit 9) East towards Burnsville.
Go through Burnsville and continue East about 5 more miles.
Look for the signs and turn Right onto Highway 80 South for 10 miles. The Ranch will be on your Left.
Take I-985 North toward Gainesville. This turns into Highway 441 which you stay on past Dillsboro. Turn Right onto Highway 74/23 toward Asheville. Then follow the directions from Asheville.
Go south on I-85; get off on Highway 74 West (Kings Mountain Exit).
Take 74 West to Shelby where you get on Highway 226 North, cross I-40 and into Marion.
Take the Marion By-Pass until you come to Highway 70 West.
Go about 2 miles to another traffic light, the intersection with Highway 80, turn North and go 18 miles.
The ranch is on your right.
If you live North of Charlotte- Go North on I-77 or Highway 321, turn West onto I-40 and follow the directions from Raleigh.
You'll come to a large intersection- (Wal-Mart, Food Lion, etc.) take a left onto Highway 70 West and go about 2 miles to another traffic light. Turn onto 80 North. Look for a little Italian restaurant on the corner called Little Sienna.
From the time you make this turn, it is 18 miles to Clear Creek Ranch- on the right