Location

GRITS and associated launches are held near Tifton, GA on the road between Tifton and Nashville, GA. The orange outline is the border of the allowed recovery area.

Directions to GRITS launch site (Revised April 2, 2016):

  • Get off the interstate at Exit 59 just south of Tifton, GA.
  • If you were driving south on the interstate, turn left at the top of the exit and cross over the interstate.  If you were driving north on the interstate, turn right.
  • Go past the Love’s Truck Stop on the right to the red light at the intersection of Highway 41.
  • At the Red light turn left.
  • Go approximately 1 mile and turn right (past a CITGO station) on to Highway 125.
  • Continue down Highway 125 approximately 11 miles.
  • Turn right at Coy Hancock Road. Go a little over a mile and turn left onto Benjamin Lindsey Road.
  • You will come to a cross road and then it will turn into dirt and be Lee Wilson Rd. Go straight across and launch site road will be on your left.

Thanks to Roy and Kathy Wilson for the revised directions!

Approximate Address and Coordinates for GPS purposes are:
Lee Wilson Road, Nashville, GA 31639
Coordinates lat 31.273016 (31° 16′ 23″), lon -83.341106 (-83° 20′ 28″)