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Highland Scenic Highway

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Address: U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
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+1 304-653-4826

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Beautiful winding 2-lane road...

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 at Mill Point. The Handley Wildlife Management Area was pretty spectacular. There were a few... More 

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Hurricane, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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.

Thank Ed K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 to get good shots. I can only image what it looks like in the winter.

Thank joanieb345
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and taking pics along every stop. Will continue to do this for many years to... More 

Thank 560tiffanym
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

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
Point Pleasant
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284 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Marlinton, West Virginia, United States
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Love to ride and hike here. Cool breeze on the hotest days. Fun and relaxing vist for the whole family, easy trails and great overlooks by car too.

Thank Randy S
Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My buddies and I rode this on a recent trip and liked it so much we did it more than once. The road is very well paved and we only saw one other vehicle each time we rode it. It isn't a super twisty road but does have a few nice long sweeping corners. The scenery is amazing with a... More 

Thank Bill D
Pipestem, West Virginia
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This well-kept highway provides views of the mountains that seem to go on endlessly, yet it is certainly "a road less- traveled"; no stop lights, no billboards, no buildings and very few motorists. It is the highest major roadway in West Virginia that extends 43 miles from Edray (north of Marlinton) to Richwood. Along the highway are places to park... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is an excellent bicycle ride, also. All of the climbing presents quite a workout even for the most avid cyclist. You can create a nice loop by starting at Hills Creek Falls, up over the highway and then down into the town of Marlinton and back up the mountain to the Falls. Want even more of a challenge? Start... More 

Thank Mark L

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