(Directions taken from Mapquest)
(**NOTE - for those with Large Rigs, please see the Alternate directions below**)
Total Time: 1hr 59min 93.5mi
1. Start out going east on Louisville Rd/TN-333 toward Logan Hill Rd. (1.15 miles)
2. Turn left onto Topside Rd/TN-333. (5.47 miles)
Topside Rd is 0.1 miles past Blue Hearon Ln. If you reach Jeffries Ct you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
3. Turn left onto Airport Hwy/US-129 N/TN-115. Continue to follow US-129 N/TN-115. (6.99 miles)
US-129 N is just past US-129 S. If you reach the end of Topside Rd you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
4. Merge onto I-40 E toward I-275 N/Asheville/Lexington. (0.63 miles)
5. Merge onto I-275 N via EXIT 387A toward Lexington. (3.94 miles)
6. I-275 N becomes I-75 N. (32.85 miles)
7. Take the TN-63 W exit, EXIT 141, toward Oneida/Huntsville. (0.13 miles)
8. Turn left onto TN-63/Howard Baker Hwy. Continue to follow TN-63. (14.00 miles)
If you reach I-75 N you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
9. Turn right onto Annadell Rd/TN-456. (2.68 miles)
Annadell Rd is 0.1 miles past Hidden Valley Rd
10. Turn left onto Paint Rock Rd/TN-456. Continue to follow TN-456. (7.38 miles)
TN-456 is 0.1 miles past Old Buffalo Rd. If you reach the end of Yaden Ln you've gone about 0.5 miles too far
11. TN-456 becomes Alberta St/US-27 S/TN-29/TN-297. (0.12 miles)
12. Turn right onto Industrial Ln/TN-297. (0.75 miles)
Industrial Ln is just past Press Ave. If you reach Marcum Rd you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
13. Turn left onto W 3rd Ave/TN-297. Continue to follow TN-297. (4.22 miles)
14. Turn left onto Leatherwood Rd/TN-297. Continue to follow TN-297. (13.23 miles)
TN-297 is 0.6 miles past Toomey Rd
15. 3341 LEATHERWOOD FORD RD is on the right.
Your destination is just past Kenneth Dr. If you reach Dewey Burke Rd you've gone about 0.3 miles too far
NOTE: For large trailers coming from the east - or for those that may not have
the confidence for more difficult driving. The "gorge" has SIX hairpin turns
at a 13% grade. You should have a good truck and good brakes to navigate this road.
If you are unsure, take the alternate route below to avoid the gorge and then drive it
with your truck after you unhook so you can make a better educated decision and not
be stuck once you start.
From Interstate 75, get off at exit 141 and head west on Hwy 63
Turn left on Hwy 27 south to Elgin
Turn right on Hwy 52 to Allardt
At the 4-way stop sign, Turn right to continue on Hwy 52.
Turn right onto the ramp for 127 and then a Left off the ramp onto 127
Take your second right onto hwy 154. Take a right at the top of the ramp.
Go approximately 8-10 miles and turn right on 297 (Leatherwood Ford Rd.)
True West is 4.5 miles down on the left.