Follow back roads for a 11.6 mile loop through forest and farmland. This scenery has been inspiring creativity for generations, including the builder of Asgaard Farm, artist Rockwell Kent. He used this scenery in many of his paintings, including “Moonlight Sleigh Ride,” “Asgaard’s Meadows,” “Asgaard in January” and “Clover Fields.” The Sheldrake Road area, overlooking the farm’s fields, attracts many plein air painters.
Asgaard Farm is now a working goat farm and cheese center.
Forest, farm, and mountain views. Busier traffic with limited shoulders on Route 9N between Ausable Forks and Jay. Services in Ausable Forks and Jay.
This loop can start and end at Jay Village Green Park.
Turn by turn directions
Turn R onto Mill Hill Rd to cross the one-lane bridge at Jay Rapids. Turn L on North Jay Rd. (Rt. 64). Turn R onto Green St, L onto Grove Road, then bear L onto Rolling Mill Hill Rd., cross bridge over AuSable River to East Forge St. and downtown AuSable Forks.
Back roads like Stickney Bridge Road views of the Jay Range and the meeting place of the East and West Branches of the AuSable River at AuSable Forks.