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WV Byways

WV Byways

Historic towns and friendly people.While most roads in West Virginia are beautiful and fun to drive, these 23 byways and backways were chosen because they offer a unique and picturesque glimpse into the Mountain State's history and natural beauty. From the largely unpaved backways to state byways to the All-American Historic National Road, these roadways are a slower-paced alternative to frantic Interstate traffic. Click the byways on the map to read a short description of what it's like to drive this road and what historic and captivating sights you will pass along the way.

West Virginia Byways Map

New River/Greenbrier Valley 
Farm Heritage Road
Mountain's Shadow Trail
Lower Greenbrier River
Wolf Creek

North Central Byways 
Old Route 7
Northwestern Turnpike
Cheat River

Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike 
Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike
Camp Allegheny
Back Mountain
Cheat Mountain
Rich Mountain

The Midland Trail 
White Sulphur Springs to Charleston
Charleston to Huntington

Washington Heritage Trail 

Highland Scenic Highway 
Highland Scenic Highway
Williams River

Historic National Road 
Historic National Road

Little Kanawha Byway 
Little Kanawha
Cedar Creek Road
Mountain Parkway Byway
Mountain Parkway Backway

For more information visit
http://www.byways.org or call 304-558-3165

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