|Directions from points northeast: take I-81 south to southwest Virginia. Radford University is located off I-81 at exit 109. and the exit for Route 16 south (to the Mt. Rogers area) is exit 45 at Marion.
Directions from points southwest: take I-81 north from Tennessee, past Bristol, VA into southwest Virginia. Take exit 45 at Marion and go south on Route 16 south to the Mount Rogers area.
Directions from points south: take I-77 north from North Carolina to U.S. 58 near Hillsville, VA. Take U.S. 58 west through Galax and Independence. Take Rt. 16 north at Volney. At Trout Dale, take a left onto Rt. 603 and join the field trip route just east of stop 1 (see the stop map ).
Directions from points north: take I-77 south from West Virginia to the Wytheville, VA area. Take I-81 south to exit 45 at Marion, and go south on Rt. 16 to the Mount Rogers area.