Maple Springs Overlook

Robbinsville, NC

This ride will take you South through the Tail of the Dragon both going and coming back to SMH-D. You will go to the Maple Springs Overlook and then to Lynn’s Place in Robbinsville for lunch. As you can see by the time compared to the miles, this is a fun ride.

1 you will ride to Deals Gap through the Tail of the Dragon (318 turns in 11 miles.) Remember, this is just another road and don’t cut the corners.
  • 43 miles
  • 1 hr 18 min ride time
2 Maple Springs Overlook 2, to the Maple Springs Overlook. Walk down the boardwalk to see some of the roads you just rode on!
  • 34.9 miles
  • 1 hr 7 min of ride time
3 Maple Springs Overlook 3, lunch at Lynn’s Place in Robbinsville, NC. This is one of the good places that everyone looks for.
  • 18.5 miles
  • 34 min ride time
4 you may not be empty but why chance it and the fuel is cheaper here than in Deals Gap
  • 0.6 miles
  • 2 min ride time
5 this is where the Appalachian Trail comes through. Get your camera ready…
  • 17.7 miles
  • 31 min of ride time
6 back to Deals Gap for more pictures or to tell everyone you meet what a good ride you are on.
  • 20.5 miles
  • 30 min ride time
7 Maple Springs Overlook 7, this is the second time to ride the Tail of the Dragon today on your way back to SMH-D. Remember that it is like a different road going the other way.
  • 39.2 miles
  • 1 hr 11 min ride time