Guntersville Visitors Center Metric

        Starting from the Guntersville visitors center this 60 mile route explores the country east of Guntersville, including the Lake Guntersville State Park. The route is rolling with three moderate climbs and several long hills.

The roads are mostly quiet and well paved, though there's traffic near the visitor's center it's only for a couple of miles. Skipping the loop into Lake Guntersville park reduces the mileage to 53 miles.

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Guntersville Visitors Center 60 ride map
        The total elevation gain is 2,890', starting at 600' with a maximum elevation of 1,170'.

An alternate start point from the lodge at Lake Guntersville State Park explores some more interesting roads but the park is located 10 miles further from Huntsville.

Guntersville Visitors Center 60 ride elevation profile
        Directions to start:

This ride begins at the visitor's center in north downtown Guntersville, about a 30-minute drive from the Sutton Road intersection near Hampton Cove (Walmart/Publix). From Hampton Cove, travel south on US-431 28 miles to Guntersville. The visitor's center is the first building on the right, just after crossing the bridge and entering town.

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Directions to Guntersville Visitor's Center