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Moonshiner28 Loop



This 239 mile Ride begins and ends at the Fontana Village Resort in Fontana Dam, NC.

This is some great riding. The loop starts with rides on Route 143 and Route 129 to Wayah Road.

Ride Map


Wayah Road is a fantastic twisty with some very challenging curves through the Nantahala National Forest. There is a nice stretch along Nantahala Lake and then a few series of vicious curves that are a blast to ride.

Wayah Road


Turn left on U.S. Route 64 and follow it into Franklin. The route then turns south on NC Route 28. Route 28, from the Dragon down to Walhalla, SC, has been coined "Moonshiner28" because it was a popular road for running Shine: http://moonshiner28.com/.

Just before Highlands, NC is Bridal Veil Falls. This Falls is unusual because you can ride under it!

Here is a short Video.

Bridal Veil Falls


Bridal Veil Falls


Continue south on NC28 into Georgia.



Make sure to take a detour and ride the first 1 1/2 miles of Warwoman Road for some great twisties!

Warwoman Road


Stop for lunch in Walhalla and then ride back north to NC 281. Almost as soon as you enter NC you will come to Whitewater Falls. It is huge, awesome and definitely worth the short walk.

Here is a short Video.

Whitewater Falls


Turn west on U.S. 64 which is a nice ride. Turn right on NC 28 and follow Moonshiner28 back to Fontana.