GPAA Matthews Chapter
Outing: July 19 & 20 (2014)
Notice: Hemby Bridge Outing, Saturday, 7/19/14 has been cancelled due to the owners health.
New Outing: Enjoy a Day Trip to
Laurel Springs, NC
Laurel Springs is located at the junction of North Carolina Highway 18 and North Carolina Highway 88 near the Ashe County line, 10.2 miles (16.4 km) southwest of Sparta. Laurel Springs has a post office with ZIP code 28644.
Camp for the weekend at Wild Woody's
Contact: Linda at 336 984 8088
There is no charge for spending the day prospecting for
gold & gems or just enjoy the cool creek waters.
Snack bar: ice cream, drinks & snacks.
Restaurant: located next door to campground.
Directions from Charlotte:
take I-77 north to Hwy 421.
Exit 73-B towards Wilkesboro,
Exit 282 onto Hwy 115 North to stop light at Hwy 18,
turn RIGHT onto Hwy 18, go about 20 miles,
go under Parkway bridge
Wild Woody's is the 2nd. business on the left.
Look for GPAA SIGN.
Further info: call Mary Jane @ 704 928 8569