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9   in West Virginia West Virginia100 Miles

By State: West Virginia Brad Morgan
on May 1, 2008

4.6out of 5

7 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start at the intersection of WV 39 at Huntersville and stay on WV 28 up/north to Moorefield.

Scenery

WV 28 offers a variety of scenery along its path. Headed North from WV39 at Huntersville, the road weaves its way through the Monongahela forest. When you aren't riding through a thick canopy of lush forest, you are cruising through a beautiful valley with mountains on your right and your left. You will hug the banks of a white-water stream as you cruise through the Seneca Rocks area. From beginning to end - WV28 is a visual treat!

Road Quality: 5

WV 28 has a very nice "rhythm" to it - not many tight corners, just one slight curve after another as you ride along the valley floor. There are a few sections with significant elevation changes on the southern end, but you won't find any mountain carving switchbacks on this road - just an abundance of easy to moderate curves. The condition of the tarmac is very good throughout the whole route!



Roadside Amenities:: 4

For such a secluded road there are many things to see and to do. Headed North from Huntersville: At mile 18 - you can take a slight detour at WV66 and head to the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.

The Cass railroad offers excursions on steam-driven locomotives that are filled with rich histories of the past, unparalleled views of a vast wilderness area, and close-up encounters with original steam-driven locomotives.

Just a few miles North of WV66 you will find the Green Bank National Radio Observatory.

Green Bank is home to the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope. Tours of the facility are provided - it looks like great destination for a field trip!

At mile 65 you can stop at the Seneca Rocks and go for a climb!

Further up the road - there are many places to stop and eat, fish, hike, or go canoeing on the river!

Road Quality

WV 28 has a very nice "rhythm" to it - not many tight corners, just one slight curve after another as you ride along the valley floor. There are a few sections with significant elevation changes on the southern end, but you won't find any mountain carving switchbacks on this road - just an abundance of easy to moderate curves. The condition of the tarmac is very good throughout the whole route!

Roadside Amenities

For such a secluded road there are many things to see and to do. Headed North from Huntersville: At mile 18 - you can take a slight detour at WV66 and head to the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.


The Cass railroad offers excursions on steam-driven locomotives that are filled with rich histories of the past, unparalleled views of a vast wilderness area, and close-up encounters with original steam-driven locomotives.
Just a few miles North of WV66 you will find the Green Bank National Radio Observatory.
Green Bank is home to the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope. Tours of the facility are provided - it looks like great destination for a field trip!

At mile 65 you can stop at the Seneca Rocks and go for a climb!
Further up the road - there are many places to stop and eat, fish, hike, or go canoeing on the river!

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What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By Pouge
on November 2, 2011 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Yamaha

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Hardly a road in W. Va. that I don't like, but 28 stands out. Not only is it close to unique stops (Radio Observatory, Cass Scenic Railroad), but other roads around it are well worth staying in the area for a few days.
Rt. 39 is a great companion road with this route.

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By Guest
on September 7, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2009

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

We rode down 220/55/28. Very good ride. Cut on over on 55/28 thru Elkins and down to Valley Head. Took 15 W over to Sutton. WV15 had some longitudinal cut away repairs and washboard surfaces. Excellent scenery and worth the ride.

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By Guest
on August 21, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Came down 40 to 219 then 50 to 28. GREAT RIDE. Forget the Dragon. 28 has everyting you want plus no big trucks. Go into Marlinton and stop over at the Old Clark Inn. Clean,economical (cheap) and GREAT FOLKS. If you want 5 star accomodations and catered service look someplace else.If you want a good relaxing time without frills, DO IT !!!!!!!! I rode the Dragon last year, no big deal.

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By Guest
on September 25, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Buell

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

Not a lot of twisties, but lots of nise sweepers. Very relaxing ride, a top touring road

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By Guest
on August 8, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make BMW

Motorcycle Type Enduro

rte 219 through wva has nice sweepers and some twisties . great pastoral scenery and traffic not too bad. more to enjoy than I-79. i know this from experience.

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By Guest
on August 6, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

does anyone who rides in WV have any opinions on rt.219 south to north.I'm looking to ride back north thru WV after taking BRP south to the dragons tail

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By Guest
on February 24, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Victory

Motorcycle Type Touring

I took this route last fall (08) with a friend and we had a ball. It will be on my list to suggest to everyone I know who has a motorcycle as a "must ride".

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