Batesville – Taylor Creek – Ennis Mtn
Distance: 29 / 40 miles
Climbing: 85 / 80 feet per mile
Description: From the Crossroads Store, this moderately hilly ride heads northwest to Batesville then southwest on Craigs Store Road. The next stretch is an out-and-back along Taylor Creek for 5 miles to the scenic town of Heards. The route retraces its steps back to Ennis Mountain Road for a moderate, shady climb over Ennis Mountain to Batesville Road, then back to Batesville and the Crossroads Store. The short route excludes the out-and-back along Taylor Creek.
Stores: Mile 0 and 29 / 40 (Crossroads); mile 5 and 24/ 35 (Batesville; opens 11 AM, 9 AM Saturday).
4916 Plank Rd
North Garden, VA 22959
GPS: 37.956594, -78.658049
NOTE: Park on the back (east) side of the complex.