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The Basics for Saturday

The Basics for Saturday: food, water and restrooms + gathering places

Today’s Gathering Place is Shelter 1 & 2 in Chippokes Plantation State Park.


Restrooms and Water: Public restrooms and a water fountain are located in the Sheriff’s Office on the backside of the Courthouse building on School Street - first right after turning onto Rolfe Highway.   


  • Just for Kicks Cupcakes & More – (the more means “ice cream”) is on the left before you make the short loop around downtown and head back to CPSP. They also have to-go sandwiches. Opens at 10 am.
  • Anne’s Pizza & Italian is located at 128 Colonial Trail East (on the right after you turn off Rolfe Hwy and before you turn right on Bank Street). Opens at 11am. 
  • Meats of Virginia is located at 11381 Rolfe Hwy (turn left onto Rolfe Hwy after you pass the Government Center - it’s about ¼ mile up on your right). Opens at 10am. 

 On the way to and from Smithfield:

 Bacon’s Castle Market - 4.8 miles into the route is at the intersection of Route 10 and White Marsh Road. You will come to this intersection on both your outbound and inbound routes. 

 In Smithfield:

Restrooms & Water are located in the Visitor Center. You are welcome to “hang out” there as well. If you want to stretch your legs before cycling more, pick up a Walking Tour map at the front desk. 


Smithfield Gourmet Cafe & Bakery - serves breakfast, brunch and lunch. Menu has such mainstays as the Main Street Monte Cristo, The Bakery Burger, the Piggly Wiggly and the Windsor Castle. It is not only a favorite among local cyclists, but often the destination on a Surry County ride.

Smithfield Ice Cream - old-fashioned counter & booth setup serving traditional ice cream & deli-style sandwiches.

Yummaries Bakery - take out only   

Taste of Smithfield -serves fresh authentic, signature dishes unique to Smithfield. 

Wharf Hill Brewing Company - relaxed brewpub serving food, craft beers, wine & spirits in historical digs.

The Restaurant at Smithfield Station - an award-winning restaurant with an extensive menu of fresh seafood, Smithfield ham and an ever popular Sunday Breakfast buffet. Dine on the deck overlooking the marina.

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