Birkhead Wilderness Area
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Birkhead Wilderness From
US 220 in Asheboro
- take NC 49 south (you'll actually be heading west) for 5.5 miles.
- Turn right on Science Hill Rd. (SR 1163) and go 4/10 of a mile.
- Then turn left (south) on Lassiter Mill Rd. (SR 1107)
- The Thornburg Farm entrance is on your left after having traveled about 3 miles on Lassiter Mill
- The Robbins Branch Trailhead is about 5.5 miles south on Lassiter Mill Rd.
Look for the Wilderness Area sign at FR 6532. Turn left and go about 1/2
mile to the parking area.