Tail of the Dragon Brochure


 Tail of the Dragon— World famous US 129 with 318 curves in 11 miles. Must do for all two-lane enthusiasts. Stop at the BIG METAL DRAGON. TailoftheDragon.com  Moonshiner 28 - 103 miles from the Tail of the Dragon to Walhalla, South Carolina. Waterfalls, mountain lakes, his- toric country towns. NC/GA/SC 28. Moonshiner28.com  Cherohala Skyway - 41 miles of unspoiled mountain scen- ery Robbinsville, NC to Tellico Plains, TN. The Mile-High Legend is sure to please. Take a picnic. Cherohala.com  Diamondback Loop - 38 miles of challenging mountain roads at Little Switzerland, NC. Diamondback226.com  Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) - Scenic sweepers one after the other on this one-of-a-kind 469-mile Appalachian Mountain scenic touring highway. BlueRidgeParkway.org  Devils Triangle - Perhaps one of the most challenging rides east of the Mississippi. Got to love those steep switchbacks on TN 116. DevilsTriangleTN.com  Six Gap - North GA US 129 crossing Blood Mountain, GA 180 Wolfpen Gap and GA 348 Hogpen Gap 3,480 feet ele- vation. TwoWheelsofSuches.com & SixGap.com  The Gauntlet - 133 miles, North Georgia includes part of SixGap. CopperHeadLodge.com & TheBikerBarn.com  The Snake - Once known as Motorcycle Playground and today as the Striped Snake at Shady Valley TN. More twisties to test your skills in northeast Tennessee.  The Python - US 58 in southern Virginia.  Wayah Road - Also known as Warrior Road, SR 1310, from US 19/74 to Franklin. 27 miles of fun and scenery.  Devils Drop - NC 151 is one of the BRPs access roads near Asheville offering pure excitement with a drop from 4,260 feet to 2,600 in the first 4 miles.  US 276 - Crosses the BRP and connects US 19 and US 64 with scenery and twisties for 30 miles. Cold Mtn Loop  NC 215 - Crosses the BRP and connects US 19 and US 64 with scenery and twisties for 35 miles. Cold Mtn Loop  The Gambler - Hot Springs NC 209 AKA The Rattler and Shiners Run. Stop at Luck, NC for photo. GamblerNC.com  Chimney Rock Run NC - US 64 from Fairview to Lake Lure. 16 miles of curves & scenery. Watch out for the first corner eastbound from Fairview. Long straight and BAM.  NC 281 - From NC 107 to US 64 near Cashiers. Recently paved, little traffic and twisty for 25 miles.  Road to Nowhere – Road from Bryson City NC to No- where. A scenic 6 miles dead-end at the Smoky Mountains.  Great Smoky Mountains, NC/TN - US 441 and TN 73. Crowded but scenic. Watch for the elk herd near Cherokee.  Foothills Parkway, TN - From US 129 to US 321.  Suches Run - GA 60 from US 19 to Morganton, 33 miles.  Warwoman Road - Off GA Moonshiner 28.

Claw of the Dragon Five great loops in the moun- tains of southwest Vir- ginia which includes the Back of the Dragon. ClawoftheDragon.com

TailoftheDragon.com - The complete website for the number one motorcycle/sports car road in the country. Moonshiner28.com - 105 miles of fun and sightseeing with waterfalls, mountain views and shopping. Cherohala.com - The mile-high scenic ride from Rob- binsville North Carolina to Tellico Plains Tennessee. SixGap.com - A great 73 mile long figure eight loop in north Georgia with mountain scenery. Part of the 133 mile long Gauntlet Run. DevilsTriangleTN.com - Think you’ve seen a switchback? Ride the Triangle and then you’ll know what a real one is. Not for the squeamish or new rider. GamblerNC.com - NC 209 to Hot Springs NC. Also known as the Rattler. Luck, Trust and Bluff your way along some great twisties near Waynesville. Diamondback226.com - Great loop at Little Switzer- land on the Blue Ridge Parkway. BlueRidgeParkway.org - 469 scenic miles from Chero- kee NC to the Shenandoah National Park in VA. ClawoftheDragon.com - Southwest Virginia mountain roads including the Back of the Dragon. TailoftheDragonMaps.com - Many free maps here.

Looking for dual sport or jeep adventures? There are hundreds of miles of Forest Service gravel roads to explore including the Gravel Dragon (Tatham Gap), Little Snow- bird/Beaver Creek Road, North River Road, Citico Creek Road, Waucheesi Bald, the Old Wagon Train Road (Santeetlah Creek), Bent Creek, Yellow Gap Road, Parsons Branch, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Road, Hein- tooga Road, and dozens more.

"Life doesn't happen along the interstates. It's against the law." William Least Heat Moon in Blue Highways

“I won’t really see America from the interstates, so I have to get off.” William Least Heat Moon

Bridal Veil Falls on Moonshiner 28

Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap is America’s favorite two-lane touring road. There’s no other road even close to matching the challenge of 318 curves in 11 miles of desolate Smoky Mountain asphalt. But there

are other good roads to explore such as the Cherohala Skyway, Moonshiner 28, Diamondback, Blue Ridge

Parkway, Six Gap, the Gambler and the Devils Triangle.

Fugitive Dam Tapoco, North Carolina

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