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Directions to Launch from Dunlap
- From the center of Dunlap, proceed south on Hwy 127/Hwy 28.
- Turn right onto Hwy 28. Go south about 12 miles to Whitwell.
- Turn right at first traffic light and go to 4-way stop. Turn right onto Hwy 108. Climb mountain on Hwy 108.
- Turn left onto Mt. Olive Road at the top of the mountain.
- Go approximately 2.5 miles and look for a red brick house on the left with a new trailer beside it. The windsock may be visible in the winter.
- Turn left onto a dirt road just after the brick house.
Directions to launch from Chattanooga
- Take I-24W to Nashville.
- Shortly after crossing Nickajack Lake, exit right at Hwy 28/Jasper/Dunlap Exit. There is also a small sign indicating Whitwell this exit.
- Turn right onto Hwy 28.
- Proceed to traffic light intersection with hospital on far right corner. Turn left.
- Proceed to a 4-way stop.
- Follow “Directions to launch from Dunlap” from this point.
Directions from launch to Church LZ
- Turn right onto Mt. Olive Road.
- Turn right onto Hwy 108.
- Descend the mountain to the fork at bottom. Turn hard left.
- Proceed to Whitwell First Baptist Church on right.
- The LZ is behind the church.
Map of the Castle’s LZ