McDowell High School
McDowell High School's auditorium and gymnasium are used for some public events.
The annual Appalachian Potters' Market is held inside the gymnasium. Handicap access is available.
I-40/Exit 85/Hwy. 221 North/Marion
Driving North on Highway 221, continue passing Hampton Inn on left, to stoplight intersecting By-Pass Hwy. 221/226. Turn left onto by-pass. At stoplight intersecting US Hwy. 70, turn left onto US Hwy. 70. McDonald's/Wendy's will be on your right. School entrance is a few yards ahead, on the left.
Continue to top of hill, school and gymnasium entrance are on your right.