Highland Scenic Highway

Highland Scenic Highway

Address:c/o Monongahela National Forest
200 Sycamore St
Elkins, WV 26241

Phone:304-636-1800
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2460/ Description:This route in the Monongahela National Forest passes through river valleys and onto mountain ridges, offering scenic views of the Allegheny Highlands as well as opportunities for walks through mountain bogs and cranberry glades. Areas of interest include the 35,846-acre Cranberry Wilderness and the 750-acre Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, the largest area of bogs in West Virginia. The Monongahela National Forest offers opportunities for camping, hiking, and fishing.
Legth: 43 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway runs from Richwood along SR 55 and then east on SR 150 until the route ends at the edge of the Monogahela National Forest, at the junction of SR 150 and US 219. Time to Allow: 2 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1996).

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