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Highland Scenic Highway

U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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A beautiful drive

The weather was perfect, as we drove through the mountains on this scenic highway. If you get sick... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Christi G
Parkersburg, West Virginia
Beautiful winding 2-lane road...

Was a beautiful day for a ride - up 219 from Lewisburg, WV. Road was a little congested, but quiet... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Austin, Texas
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“scenic highway” (19 reviews)
“west virginia” (12 reviews)
U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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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

1  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 24 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
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
Reviewed 23 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...More

Thank Bill D
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...More

1  Thank wv_travelersX3
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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.