18-Apr-2008 -- Cheryl and I were on our way to a square dance weekend at Lake Junaluska, NC, and arranged our route to include 36N 80W. It is just a few miles north of I-85 near High Point. I had considered visiting this confluence several times before on my trips down I-85 between DC and Atlanta, but never quite had the time to do so.
The confluence is easily reached with a short downhill walk behind the town homes of Watermark at Oak Hollow off of Watermark Court. The confluence itself is near the dead tree in the natural area beyond the manicured grass of the townhomes (photo #1 with Oak Hollow Lake in the background). Getting all zeros on the GPSr (photo #6) was easy in the open space surrounding the confluence. Although not visible from the confluence in the view to the north (photo #2) since it is in a bit of a depression, Oak Hollow Lake is just 50 yards away. Some of the town homes east of the confluence are seen in photo #3. The view to the west (photo #4) shows more of the natural area behind the town homes. We walked between the two buildings shown in the view to the south (photo #5). After a stop at the High Point Furniture Mart, we continued our westward trek.