Ridgecrest is located 17 miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, on Interstate 40, Exit 66, approximately 30 miles from the Asheville Regional Airport and 18 miles from the Asheville Bus Station.

Driving Directions:
The drive to Ridgecrest is absolutely beautiful through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

1.  From Interstate 40, take Exit 66 (Ridgecrest).
2.  Turn left (if traveling east) or right (if traveling west) onto Dunsmore Avenue .2 mi
3.  Turn right onto Old U.S. 70   1 mi
4.  Ridgecrest is on the Left

*Please note:  Physical address does not work in most GPS systems and mapping programs, please use the turn by turn directions provided above.  The GPS Coordinates of Ridgecrest are 35 degrees 37’16.36” N. by 82 degrees 16’38.03” W.

Physical address: 1 Ridgecrest Dr, Ridgecrest, NC 28770

Ridgecrest Campus Map:

Click here to see a map of the Ridgecrest Campus

  • Hotel and retreat registration are in Pritchell Hall 
  • Main worship is in Spilman Hall
  • Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast are in the dining room
  • Housing is in Mountain Laurel East and West, the Rhododendron, and Pritchell.

Please familiarize yourself with these locations. The area can be very hilly and if you have physical needs you will need to plan ahead. There are shuttle carts that run from the Mountain Laurel hotels to the dining area.