Sparta, North Carolina
The small town of Sparta is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is the most convenient mountain community to the Piedmont of North Carolina. From I-77 just take exit 83 (northbound traffic only) or exit 85 and follow US 21 north up the mountain for 29 miles.
Bike mechanic Jerry Brooks can handle most bike repairs and riding needs. He's located at 1453 Pull Tail Road, Glade Valley, NC 28627 336-372-4528
With two shopping centers and the old downtown, retail merchants provide provisions for your visit. These hometown merchants are eager to serve you.
Places to eat
You will not go hungry. These local eating extablishments are eager to serve you.
Sparta, Alleghany County and the surrounding area offer accommodations in a number of motels, bed and breakfast inns, and vacation rentals. Surely you will find lodging in this listing of available accommodation providers.
If you are looking to camp for the weekend, we can think of no better place to enjoy outdoor accommodations than our river excursion partner, New River Campground, Canoes and Kayaks. Check their website make your reservation soon. For more outdoor accommodations, consult the Alleghany County Chamber of Commerce available campsites.