Use this cue sheet in combination with the Guntersville Parks and Mountains rides to start and finish at the visitors center, adding ten miles and one climb. From the visitors center the metric loop would total 73 miles, the 76 mile loop would become an 85 mile ride. Directions to start: This ride starts 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 on the right just after the bridge.
Miles Turn  Description Leg
0.0 South  on Gunter Ave / US-431 1.0
1.0 Left  on Lusk Street / AL-227 2.0
3.0 Begin Climb  469' in 1.9 miles, 5% avg grade 2.1
5.1 Continue  straight on AL-227 to
 Lake Guntersville State Park
Continue...  Metric route at mile 61.4
 76-mile route at mile 73.9
Miles Turn  Description Leg
Return...  from Metric route at mile 52.0
 from 76-mile route at mile 64.5
0.0 Right  on Rice Mill Chavers Road
 just after bridge
2.3 Left  on Bluebird Trail 0.9
3.4 Rest Stop  at convenience store on left -
3.4 West  on Brashers Chapel Road 1.0
4.4 Right  on Goodwin Road 1.9
6.3 Slight Left  on Wyeth Mountain Road 1.7
8.0 Right  on Railroad 2 (steep descent
 on good pavement)
8.8 Left  on AL-227 1.0
9.8 Right  on Blount Avenue / US-431 1.1
10.9 Left  U-Turn into Visitor's Center -