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Highland Scenic Highway

U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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Beautiful scenry !

Great place to ride the Harley in the mountains ! Roads are well marked as to downgrades and speed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Very pretty drive. Clean highway area. Beautiful pictures you can take.

Clean highway area. Beautiful pictures you can take. God sure knows how to use a paint brush. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dunbar, West Virginia
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U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to ride the Harley in the mountains ! Roads are well marked as to downgrades and speed on the curves !

Thank grandmathreet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean highway area. Beautiful pictures you can take. God sure knows how to use a paint brush. The sky and mountians reach to touch each other.

Thank Andiecb14
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gorgeous stretch of road stretching 21 miles on S.R. 39/55 from Richwood to the Cranberry Mountain Visitor Center, and another 22 miles on S. R. 150 from the Visitor Center to U.S. Rte. 219 north of Marlinton. The Route 150 section is...More

Thank Hamelia
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The weather was perfect, as we drove through the mountains on this scenic highway. If you get sick though, I would take a Dramamine. Some of the highway can be very curvy. The views were nothing short of spectacular.

Thank Christi G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Was a beautiful day for a ride - up 219 from Lewisburg, WV. Road was a little congested, but quiet beautiful surroundings. The fall leaves are just beginning to do their thing. We wound through small towns, past Pearl Buck's Birthplace, and over to 39...More

1  Thank stephinitelyme
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We camp at Watago SP every fall and we always take a drive on this Highway, Beautiful views and sometimes you might see a bear. Take a exit off Williams River and try some Trout fishing or jus view a beautiful trout stream.

1  Thank Ed K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I highly recommend anyone to take a drive down Rt 219. We went during the fall and the leaves are just so beautiful. I do photography and found myself taking pictures left and right while in the car. I had to stop so many places...More

Thank joanieb345
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I take this trip every year the second or third weekend of October. We hit every spot along the way. Every year we are amazed at the beauty and peacefulness in this county. It is deff a trip worth making every year...More

Thank 560tiffanym
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Many beautiful vistas to stop and relax to. Outhouse at each site with a bench or two, and some placards with interesting info. If you are in a hurry don't bother. Sip some wine and enjoy!

Thank gary f
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Taking parent on road trip through part of an area she had been to 60 years ago. Lots of history in the area and beautiful views. Makes a great road trip and lots to see on the way through.

Thank Annette B
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Hunter W
4 September 2015|
Response from momofscooby | Reviewed this property |
Since we have had such a hot summer; I have found early signs of fall foliage already starting. The full foliage should arrive by the end of the month of September and early October. Just depending on the amount of rain and... More
3 September 2015|
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Response from BobbiesReview | Reviewed this property |
Please go to this wvstateparks website should help you out.