Travel Advisory (Updated 9/21/21): It is recommended that people continue to avoid travel to the Cruso area of Haywood County. This includes a portion of Highway 276 with bridge and roadway damage. Additional access to the Blue Ridge Parkway is available at 215, 23/74, and 19. The Haywood County TDA will continue to update this travel advisory as new info becomes available. #HaywoodStrong Learn More

Adventure Seekers, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Activities

Sunburst Clim Extended Bicycle Ride


(29.4; Advanced Beginner and above) A fun ride with little climbing as you pedal deep into the woods west of Canton. Be sure to stop for a few pictures at Lake Logan, an Episcopal Retreat Center where cabins can be rented. If camping is your pleasure, take note as you turn around at Sunburst Recreation Area. On your return, you will pass by numerous farms as you loop back via Lovejoy Road and all too soon find yourself back at Cantons Rec Park. Ride begins at the Canton Recreation Park on Penland St / NC 215 in Canton  – parking, sheltered picnic tables, and restrooms available.

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