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Please remember when parking you must be completely off the road and have all 4 tires on the right side of the white line. Also it is illegal to drink alcohol within 50 feet of the river in Polk County. Please hike out all trash you bring into the gorge.
**Sunset it at 6:31PM**
Trailhead Directions: From I-26 near Hendersonville, take Upward Rd (exit 22) and go east(away from Hendersonville) about 1.7 miles to Big Hungry Rd (SR1802). Continue east on Big Hungry Road-follow it left at the first Y intersection and then right at the second Y intersection. The trailhead will be about 3 miles down the road, after you have cross Big Hungry Creek. Look for the Pulliam Creek Trailhead on the right. Make sure to park will all tires off the road and on the right side of the white line.
Hiking Directions: The hike begins on the Pulliam Creek Trail. Head down this trail for 1.2 miles. At this point, the Pulliam Trail continues south & east and veers left. Veer right down a steep trail to the foot of the Green River Narrows. The trail is marked by pink ribbons. Caution: this trail is very steep.
Hike carefully down to the river and proceed upstream for the best viewing. The race finish line is about 100 yards up stream from the bottom of the trail. Remember to bring a jacket!
Awards Party: This year the awards party will be held at Blue Ridge Community College. Address: 180 W Campus Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Come out and join us for live music, beverages, and the awards. There will also be a highlight reel of the day’s race. The festivities will be happening between 5pm-10pm on the first Saturday of November. Blue Ridge Community College is just a couple minutes off of I-26 at Exit 53, The Upward Road Exit.