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Highland Scenic Highway

U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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We traveled the Rt. 150 portion of this Highway - traveled it both ways. It is BEAUtiful! Shows... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Island in the sky

The Highland Scenic Highway is a must in Pocahontas county. The scenery is beautiful and changes... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Marlinton, West Virginia
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“scenic highway” (19 reviews)
“west virginia” (11 reviews)
U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled the Rt. 150 portion of this Highway - traveled it both ways. It is BEAUtiful! Shows off those West Virginia mountains.

Thank MoseleyPaddler
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The Highland Scenic Highway is a must in Pocahontas county. The scenery is beautiful and changes throughout the entire drive. There are plenty of overlooks to pull over and have a picnic. Fall is one of the best times to visit, as the leaves hit...More

1  Thank Kshaw1998
Reviewed 19 July 2017

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

Thank grandmathreet
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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

2  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 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.

1  Thank Ed K
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...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
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Cindy K
7 September 2017|
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Response from grandmathreet | Reviewed this property |
This year 2017 they seem to be changing a little early, I would say late Sept / early Oct
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.