From I-77:

Take exit 14, Rt. 58 West to Independence. From the stoplight at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in downtown Independence continue straight for 2.4 miles on 58 West. At Rixey's gas station turn left onto Battlefield Drive (SR 711) and go approximately 3.74 miles. Battlefield Drive will run parallel to the New River & through River Ridge Farm. At the large horse barn the road will bend left and then right. You will see a low-water bridge and public boat landing on your left. At this point the pavement ends and the road changes into Gold Hill Road. Continue on the gravel road for one mile. Gold Hill will bend to the right, away from the river. River Ridge Cottage is the first house on your left and sits back off the road. If you miss the driveway just keep going & you'll find a second entrance just past the house by the mailbox.
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From I-81:

Take exit 70 for US-21 S/US-52 N toward Wytheville. Turn right onto US-21 S/N 4th St. Turn right onto W Main St. Slight left onto US-21 S/Grayson Rd. Continue to follow US-21 S for 29.2 miles to Independence. From the stoplight at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in downtown Independence turn right onto 58 West. Continue straight for 2.4 miles. At Rixey's Market/Citgo gas station turn left onto Battlefield Drive (SR 711) and go approximately 3.74 miles. Battlefield Drive will run parallel to the New River & through River Ridge Farm. At the large horse barn the road will bend left and then right. You will see a low-water bridge and public boat landing on your left. At this point the pavement ends and the road changes into Gold Hill Road. Continue on the gravel road for one mile. Gold Hill will bend to the right, away from the river. River Ridge Cottage is the first house on your left and sits back off the road. If you miss the driveway just keep going & you'll find a second entrance just past the house by the mailbox.
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From Sparta, NC:

Take Highway 21 to Independence. At the intersection of Highways 21 and 58, turn left onto 58 West. Continue straight for 2.4 miles. At Rixey's gas station turn left onto Battlefield Drive (SR 711) and go approximately 3.74 miles. Battlefield Drive will run parallel to the New River & through River Ridge Farm. At the large horse barn the road will bend left and then right. You will see a low-water bridge and public boat landing on your left. At this point the pavement ends and the road changes into Gold Hill Road. Continue on the gravel road for one mile. Gold Hill will bend to the right, away from the river. River Ridge Cottage is the first house on your left and sits back off the road. If you miss the driveway just keep going & you'll find a second entrance just past the house by the mailbox.
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From Jefferson, NC:

From East Main Street turn left onto NC-16N/US-221 N. Go 13.4 miles crossing the VA state line. Continue on VA-16N for 4 more miles to Mouth of Wilson. At the stop sign in Mouth of Wilson turn right onto US 58E and continue for 7 miles. Turn right at the Bridle Creek Methodist Church onto Bridle Creek Road. Continue 1.9 miles. At the stop sign continue straight following the road to the river. You will see a low-water bridge and public boat landing on your left. At this point the pavement ends and the road changes into Gold Hill Road. Continue on the gravel road for one mile. Gold Hill will bend to the right, away from the river. River Ridge Cottage is the first house on your left and sits back off the road. If you miss the driveway just keep going & you’ll find a second entrance just past the house by the mailbox.

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