HORSE PENS 40 PARK ---- Steele, AL. "The South's Best Kept Secret"

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DIRECTIONS

Come on by for a visit! We hope to see you soon up on the mountain!

Short and Sweet:

Take I-20 or I-59 to US 231. Go north until you see the Horse Pens 40 signs. (From I-20: 22 miles or so north.) (From I-59: 3 miles or so north.) Drive slowly and carefully and follow the signs. CAUTION: Co. Rd. 42 is a very steep, twisty mountain road! We're on top of the mountain on the right. Turn on in and be sure to stop at the country store and sign in. We look forward to seeing you soon up on the mountain!

For RV's, Buses, Trailers, and Large Vehicles:  
( And all other's who want to take 
THE EASY WAY UP THE MOUNTAIN :)
 
(You do not want to try to bring a large RV up the steep side of the mountain...trust me on that.)

Take I-59 to exit 174, then exit and go north on Steele Station Rd. Go to US11 and take a left (south). In about 1/4 of a mile, (go slow) you will come to a 'Horse Pens 40' sign (watch for it!) at County Rd. 42 (Chandler Mountain Rd). Take a right onto Co. Rd. 42 and go to the top of the mountain. County Rd. 42 will turn left at the old Roger's Store (now closed) at the very top of the mountain. (There is a 'Horse Pens 40 sign there). Turn left onto Co. Rd. 42 and follow it around for 3 miles or so and you will see our split rail fence and large gate on the left. (There is a large HP40 sign there.) Turn on in and be sure to stop at the Country Store to sign in. We look forward to seeing you soon up on the mountain!  

From Birmingham and Points West:
From Chattanooga and Points North and East:

Take I-59 to exit 166 (Ashville), exit and turn onto US231 north. (There are 'Horse Pens 40' signs on the Interstate). Go 3 miles or so and you will see the 'Horse Pens 40' signs on US231. Turn right onto County Rd. 35. Go a mile or so and look for the 'Horse Pens 40' sign. (2nd paved road on right. Go slow and watch for it!) Turn right here onto County Rd. 42 and go to the top of the mountain (CAUTION: Co. Rd. 42 is a very steep, twisty mountain road!) Look for our split rail fence and large gate on the right. Turn on in and be sure to sign in at the Country Store. We look forward to seeing you soon up on the mountain!

From Atlanta and Points East:

   Take I-20 west to exit 158A (Ashville) and merge onto US231 north. Continue north on US231 for about 20 scenic miles and you will reach the town square of historic Ashville, AL. (Ahead of you you will see the newly restored Ashville Courthouse, the oldest original courthouse in Alabama still in use, circa 1844.) After giving the statue of the Confederate soldier a respectful salute, go to the right all the way around the courthouse square and continue north on US231 til you cross I-59, then go on for about 5 miles or so and you will see the 'Horse Pens 40' signs. Turn right here onto County Rd. 35 and go about 1 mile or so. Turn right (2nd paved road on right) onto County Rd. 42 (Hyatt Gap Rd.) at the 'Horse Pens 40' sign (Go slow and watch for it!), and go up to the top of the mountain (CAUTION: Co. Rd. 42 is a steep, twisty mountain road!) and you will see our split rail fence and large gate on the right at the top of the mountain. Turn on in and be sure to stop at the country store and sign in. We look forward to seeing you soon up on the mountain!
 
 
 
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