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4.5 out of 5 Rider Rating 4.5
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By Guest (0 McR Points) on Apr 30, 2008

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August 8, 2009
rte 219 through wva has nice sweepers and some…
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February 24, 2009
I took this route last fall (08) with a friend…
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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!

Drive Enjoyment

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!

Tourism Opportunities

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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Guest
August 8, 2009
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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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February 24, 2009
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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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Akumu
November 21, 2019
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Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
The road itself isn't amazingly technical. However, it does connect to a lot of great roads like 33 250 Etc because of this it can tend to be outshined a bit, but it does not make for a boring connector road. Nice elevation for cool temps. Some nice canopy forestry going on. And just wiggly enough not to put you to sleep. Probably are real eye opener in October.
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