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George Washington National Forest Hills Tour - Rte 39 + ADD NEW ROUTE


6   in West Virginia West Virginia72 Miles

By Mike
on June 1, 2007

5.0out of 5

4 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

The route starts on Route 39 in Lexington, VA (where I-64/81 split in the West/Central portion of the state). Take Route 39 all the way to Marlinton, WV ... about 100 miles.

The route goes on past this destination but I turned South on Rte 220 so I can not verify the rest of the route.

Scenery

Tree lined curves and hills with adjacent river in part. A large portion of the route travels through the lush green George Washington National Forest ... check out the Google map (online map link below) and click on the Satellite button to see the lush green hills you'll be passing through!!!

Road Quality

The road is great for those who crave the winding, twisting, grade changes along the way. Some parts of the road had some slightly less than smooth pavement but overall was nice.

Roadside Amenities

Some small towns along the way to refresh yourself and the bike at the local gas station and/or pub. Not really anything to do off the bike but take this one for the scenery and road quality anyway.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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By Akumu
on January 7, 2017 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

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Super road. Pretty clean, pretty twisty, pretty damned fun!

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By drseth
on September 23, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1991

Motorcycle Make Honda ST1100

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

Great Ride, my friend riding with me and I were saying the same thing, "Wow!!! Check that out!!!" Stopped many times for photo ops.

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By Guest
on April 10, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 1998

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

If you make a left onto 220 you can pick up 39 west again. If you continue on 39 west it will eventually intersect route 219. Take a left on 219 (south) and that will deliver you to the New River Gorge Bridge. You can ride down to the river and check out this beautiful bridge from below. I'd suggest taking bathing suits and getting a place to stay nearby instead of riding back to Virginia.

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By Guest
on May 17, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2004

Motorcycle Make Victory

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

This looks like a great road ! Lord willing, I plan to ride this one ASAP !!!

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