About The Byway

Walton Road Historic Byway in Tennessee

Getting To The Walton Road Scenic Byway

Byway Regional Map


The byway route generally follows US Route 70 and 70N and parallels Interstate 40 with over a dozen connecting routes. The following directions to the Byway will guide visitors from Nashville and points west; Chattanooga and points south; and Knoxville and points east.

From Nashville and Points West
Take I-40 east toward Gordonsville, and then take TN-53/TN-25/Gordonsville Hwy toward Carthage. Continue onto the Byway into Carthage via US-70N/TN-24/Cookeville Hwy or continue on TN-25/Gordonsville Hwy, turning left onto Upper Ferry Road to enter Carthage.

From Chattanooga and Points South
Take US-27/TN-29 toward Dayton, and continue on US-27/TN-29 through Spring City until it meets the Byway at the intersection with US-70 Scenic/TN-1 at Rockwood. Alternatively, take US-27/TN-29 toward Soddy-Daisy—accessing TN-111 just north of Soddy-Daisy. Take TN-111 to US-127/TN-28/TN toward Crossville, which will eventually become S Main Street and intersects with the Byway at US-70/TN-1/TN-101.

From Knoxville and Points East 
Take IS-40/IS-75 toward Farragut, and then continue onto IS-40 toward Kingston. To get to the Byway route, take the exit to TN-58/North Kentucky Street, and turn right onto US-70/TN-1/W Race Street.