Starting Line for NWGA SORBA's Snake Time Trial Route, 34 miler
Dry Creek Parking Lot Directions The Dry Creek area of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is located in northwest Georgia about six miles south of Villanow, off county road 705 (Subligna-Villanow Highway, also called the East Armuchee Road). The East Armuchee Road is a scenic highway that extends southward from Villanow to Subligna and on to Gore at US 27 a few miles east of Summerville. The Dry Creek area straddles the Walker and Chattooga county line.
· To reach Villanow from I-75, when traveling north, take the GA 136 exit (Exit 320) and proceed west 14.3 miles on GA 136 until you reach Villanow. Villanow is a small town at the intersection of GA 136, GA 201, and county road 705. The Favorite Market store/gas station is on one corner of this intersection.
· From Villanow, travel south on the East Armuchee Road for 6.5 miles (about 10 minutes) to arrive at the turnoff to Forest Service (FS) road 226. Turn left on FS 226 and travel 1.5 miles (keep to the left when you encounter side roads) until you arrive at the new parking lot at the top of a hill. (About 200 yards before reaching the parking lot there is a road to the right that crosses East Armuchee Creek. There is a primitive camping area located across the creek that is used by equestrians and others.)
Starting Line for NWGA SORBA's Snake Time Trial Route, 17 miler
From Resaca, GA (Junction of Interstate 75 and Georgia Highway 136) to Snake Creek Gap (GA11 & GA12): Proceed west on Highway 136. Go 6.6 miles to the intersection with Georgia Highway 136 Connector. Turn right to continue on Highway 136 and proceed 4.0 miles to Snake Creek Gap (10.6 miles total). The parking area is on the right, just past the crest.
Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center for Snake Registration, Check-in, and Shuttle
I-75 to exit 333 Walnut Avenue, Dalton, GA go west up the mountain approx 1/4 mile turn left into the Trade Center, the gravel parking lot is on your right at the Trade Center.