From the Charlotte area via Highway 74 West:
From I-85, take Exit 10 -Highway 74 West- through Shelby and Rutherfordton to Exit 167 (Highway 9). Take Highway 9 north 3 miles to stop sign at Highway 108, then continuing north on Highway 9 another 7 miles to Grassy Knob Road on the right. Go 4 miles on Grassy Knob Road to Serenity Farm on the right.
A phone call to the Stricklands (828 625-1122) will assure you that someone can meet you and show you the Preserve.