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DIRECTIONS TO Piedmont Forestry Center

Map to Piedmont Forestry Center

From Walhalla: Approximately 14 miles

  1. From the intersection of Hwy. 28 and Hwy. 11 in Walhalla - take Hwy 11 North
  2. Go about 8-9 miles until you see Becca’s Kitchen (used to be Sandy’s Kitchen).
  3. Just before the restaurant you will bear left onto Cheohee Valley Road.
  4. Follow this road for about 6 miles until you see the sign at the entrance of the Piedmont Forestry Center on your left.
  5. Turn left into the driveway and go through the gate.
  6. Follow the road down the hill then turn left towards the large building just below the pond.

From Pickens: Approximately 28 miles
  1. In Pickens, go North on Hwy. 178 to Hwy. 11 (approximately 8.6 miles)
  2. Turn LEFT onto Hwy. 11/ Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy and follow Hwy 11 for approximately 15.5 miles
  3. Turn RIGHT at the gas station onto N. Little River Road (SC S 37 57) at the Piedmont Forestry Center Sign.
  4. About 2 miles up N. Little River Road turn slightly Left onto Easy Street (SC S 37 534)
  5. About 1.5 miles turn RIGHT onto Cheohee Valley Road.
  6. The entrance to the Piedmont Forestry Center will be on your LEFT a short distance ahead.
  7. Follow the road down the hill then turn left towards the large building just below the pond.

From Columbia: Approximately 165 miles
(this route is the easiest to follow – you can use Mapquest to find a more direct route if desired)

  1. Take I-26 West past Spartanburg to Exit 5 (Hwy 11) (approx. 100 miles)
  2. Turn left on Hwy. 11 and go approx. 65 miles to N. Little River Road. You will cross Highways 176, 14, 25, and 178 – stay on Hwy. 11.
  3. Turn RIGHT at the gas station onto N. Little River Road (SC S 37 57) at the Piedmont Forestry Center Sign.
  4. About 2 miles up N. Little River Road turn slightly Left onto Easy Street (SC S 37 534)
  5. About 1.5 miles turn RIGHT onto Cheohee Valley Road.
  6. The entrance to the Piedmont Forestry Center will be on your LEFT a short distance ahead.

From Clemson:  Approximately 27 miles
  1. Highway 76 and 123 towards Seneca
  2. Turn RIGHT onto Highway 130 and follow 130 through Salem until you reach Highway 11.
  3. Turn LEFT on Highway 11 – travel 1 mile to gas station on the right (look for Piedmont Forestry Center sign)
  4. Turn RIGHT at gas station N. Little River Road – travel 2 miles
  5. Turn LEFT on Easy Street (following the Piedmont Forestry Center signs) – travel 1.5 mile
  6. Turn RIGHT on Cheohee Valley Road – travel approximately ¼ mile
  7. Turn LEFT onto Piedmont Nursery Road.

 

From Spartanburg:

  1. Take Interstate I-26 toward Asheville.  Take Exit 5 (Hwy. 11) and turn LEFT towards Campobello. 
  2. Travel on Hwy. 11 for approximately 65 miles.  Look for Hwy. 130 as a landmark that you are close.(1 mile till the gas station)
  3. Turn RIGHT at the gas station onto N. Little River Road (SC S 37 57) at the Piedmont Forestry Center Sign.
  4. About 2 miles up N. Little River Road turn slightly Left onto Easy Street (SC S 37 534)
  5. About 1.5 miles turn RIGHT onto Cheohee Valley Road.
  6. The entrance to the Piedmont Forestry Center will be on your LEFT ¼ mile ahead.

Piedmont Forestry Center, 130 Piedmont Nursery Road, Tamassee, SC 29686

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