Directions

The physical address to the New Hope Valley Railway free visitor parking lot is 3900 Bonsal Road, New Hill, NC 27562. This is where all visitors park to enter our rail yard. The ticket booth is located at this entrance.

New Hope Valley Railway is located approximately 30 minutes southwest of Raleigh, North Carolina, off of U.S 1 & Exit 89, then down Old U.S. 1. We straddle the small towns of New Hill and Bonsal, along the  Wake-Chatham county line. See the Google Map below.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
From Rocky Mount, Greenville, Raleigh, and points EAST:
Follow Interstate 40 west to US1.  Follow US1 south to Exit 89, the Jordan Lake/New Hill exit. Turn right and go 1 mile to New Hill. Turn left onto Old US1 and go 2.5 miles south.
Turn left onto Bonsal Road just before going under the railroad bridges. Parking is on your right.


From Charlotte, Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, and points WEST:
Follow Interstate 40 east to NC 751. Follow NC751 south to US64. Cross US64, and continue south to New Hill. Turn right at New Hill onto Old US1. Turn left onto Bonsal Road just before going under the railroad bridges. Parking is on your right.


From Hamlet, Sanford, and points SOUTH:
Follow US1 north to Exit 84, the Old US1 exit. Turn left onto Old US1,
and go 2 miles north towards Apex.  After going under the two railroad bridges,
turn right onto Bonsal road. Parking is on the right before you cross the tracks.


From Richmond, Roanoke, and points NORTH:
Follow Interstate 85 south to US1 south. Follow US1 south to exit 89, the Jordan Lake/New Hill exit. Turn right and go1 mile to New Hill. Turn left onto Old US1 and go 2.5 miles south. Turn left onto Bonsal Road just before going under the railroad bridges. Parking is on your right.