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Blue Ridge Breakaway

August 19, 2017

Cyclists come from across the country to participate in this adrenaline-pumping ride through the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The event begins and ends at beautiful Lake Junaluska surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. Four routes specifically designed for all skill levels, offer cyclists an opportunity to experience the breathtaking beauty of Haywood County’s country lanes, scenic byways and the Blue Ridge Parkway.


Haywood County Chamber of Commerce


Lake Junaluska
759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States