Directions

Directions To The New 
Avery County Humane Society 
Adoption and Education Center

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From Elk Park, NC:

Follow 19-E and head straight onto NC-194 South toward Newland for approximately 5 miles. Turn right onto Vale Road just after passing the Ingles/Roses Shopping Center  (a beautiful waterfall will be on the left directly across from Vale Road).  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.


From Johnson City, TN (and locations to our west, including Roan Mountain and Elizabethton):
Take US-321 to Elizabethton and turn right onto US 19-E. Follow 19-E into Elk Park, North Carolina. Continue straight on this highway (signs change to NC-194 South) toward Newland for approximately 5 miles. Turn right onto Vale Road just after passing the Ingles/Roses Shopping Center (a beautiful waterfall will be on the left directly across from Vale Road).  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.

From Asheville, NC:

Head east on I-40 towards Statesville. Take exit 85 and turn left at the bottom of the ramp for US-221 North. Travel approximately 1 mile and turn left at the light to follow US-221 North. Continue to follow US-221 North for 32 miles to Crossnore.  From Crossnore take NC 194  five miles through Newland until you see the sign for Dollar General on the left.  Turn left on Vale Road between Dollar General and the Roses/Ingles shopping center (a beautiful waterfall will be on the right directly across from Vale Road).  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.

From Charlotte, NC:
Starting on the South Side of Charlotte: Take I-85 South to Gastonia, NC. Take exit 17 for US-321 North. Follow US-321 North to I-40 West in Hickory and take exit 43B for I-40 West towards Morganton. Exit 105 will take you towards NC Hwy 181. Take NC 181 north from Morganton 35 miles to Newland.  From NC 181 in Newland, turn right onto NC 194 at at the stoplight next to CVS Pharmacy.  Travel one mile until you see the sign for Dollar General.  Turn left onto Vale Road between Dollar General and the Roses/Ingles shopping center.  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.

Starting on the North Side of Charlotte: Take I-77 North to Statesville. Take exit 51B for I-40 West toward Hickoryand Morganton. Exit 105 will take you towards NC Hwy 181. Take NC 181 north from Morganton 35 miles to Newland.  From NC 181 in Newland, turn right onto NC 194 at at the stoplight next to CVS Pharmacy.  Travel one mile until you see the sign for Dollar General.  Turn left onto Vale Road between Dollar General and the Roses/Ingles shopping center.  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.

From Boone, NC:
Follow NC 105 South 17 miles to Linville. Turn right at the stoplight for US-221 in Linville. Travel 5 miles on NC 181 to Newland.  Turn right onto NC 194 at at the stoplight next to CVS Pharmacy.  Travel one mile until you see the sign for Dollar General.  Turn left onto Vale Road between Dollar General and the Roses/Ingles shopping center.  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.

From Winston-Salem, NC (and locations to our east):
Follow US-421 West to Boone, NC. Turn left onto NC 105 South 17 miles to Linville. Turn right at the stoplight for US-221 in Linville. Travel 5 miles on NC 181 to Newland.  Turn right onto NC 194 at at the stoplight next to CVS Pharmacy.  Travel one mile until you see the sign for Dollar General.  Turn left onto Vale Road between Dollar General and the Roses/Ingles shopping center.  You will see the Adoption Center one quarter mile ahead on the left as the road bears uphill to the right.