IF YOU USE GPS, MAKE SURE IT GOES TO THIS LOCATION.
Also make sure you have enough time to get there.
Our outing will be at Camp Grier, about 30 minutes east of downtown Asheville. Do not rely on your GPS until you make sure it matches these directions or you will very likely get lost. Keep in mind that once you leave the interstate, you will probably NOT have cell phone signal. You may not have GPS reception either. So make sure you print or save these directions beforehand and follow them precisely.
These directions are from central Asheville, specifically, from Greenlife Grocery (our local Whole Foods). We recommend buying snacks or even a picnic lunch for after the tour, as well as “using the facilities” while you’re there.
Finally, remember that if you’re planning to bring some of our “catch of the day” to one of our partner restaurants, you MUST make a special reservation (see here).
985 Camp Grier Rd, Old Fort, NC 28762*
*do not rely on your GPS until you make sure it matches these directions or you will very likely get lost.
From Greenlife Grocery, head south on Merrimon Avenue towards downtown. Go under the bridge and turn left to get onto I-240E.
In 3.7 miles, use the left two lanes to merge onto I-40E toward Statesville. In 18.9 miles take exit 72 for US70 toward Old Fort/Mountain Gateway Museum.
Continue onto US-70 E/W Main St. In .4 mile, turn left onto State Road 1400. Take SR 1400 for just under a mile, then right onto Camp Grier Road.