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Motorcycle Roads in Appalachian Mountains

Motorcycle roads & rides through the Appalachians include routes that travel through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine (per U.S. Census Bureau region definitions)

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

North Carolina

Deal's Gap (AKA "The Dragon" or "Tail of the Dragon")

Beautiful Smoky Mountain scenery includes some lush forests and evergreen covered mountains.Update/Addition from Michael S. McDonald: People from all walks of life are drawn to the seducing curves of the Dragon (other wise known as Tail o...

Rider Rating

4.3
out of 5

82 Votes
North Carolina

Cherohala Skyway

This cyclist's dream road connects Robbinsville, North Carolina, with Tellico Plains, Tennessee. It can be desolate at night and extremely dangerous in the winter months. There are no facilities other than restrooms for the entire 40 miles. There is ...

Rider Rating

4.9
out of 5

48 Votes
North Carolina

Blue Ridge Parkway

The upper half (the longer of the two halves) of this road runs from Afton VA, (near Waynesboro and Staunton, VA) south till it intersects I-77. This part of the road ambles through the Virginia country side with several sites to stop such as an old ...

Rider Rating

4.8
out of 5

45 Votes
Ohio

The Ohio Cousin of the "Tail of the Dragon"

Hidden in the southeast corner of Ohio, just north of Wayne National Forest, you'll find a fantastic ride through the deep woods. Pics wouldn't even be able to really describe it. From steep hills, to valleys ... the view is superb!...

Rider Rating

4.4
out of 5

55 Votes
Ohio

The Triple Nickel - Route 555

Beautiful isolated farms with rolling hills. You'll be driving next to and through some of the Wayne National Forest....

Rider Rating

4.3
out of 5

64 Votes

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