US33E, WV28S, US250N, , WV 26241
In West Virginia, taking the road less traveled is a wonderful way to explore the state. Some of West Virginia’s scenic byways have historic significance, while others provide access to natural attractions and outdoor recreation. Roll down the windows and feel the cool breeze of fresh air and true wilderness as you sweep through the mountains and valleys of West Virginia’s vast landscapes. The Tri-County Ride will allow you to experience three different counties in the Potomac Highlands Region; Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas.
To begin the ride from Elkins on US 33E to Harman, staying on US 33E to continue on to Seneca Rocks. Once at Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County, stop at Harpers Country Store on the corner which is one of the oldest continually operated businesses in West Virginia. Turn right onto US 33E towards Judy Gap. Spruce Knob, the highest point in the state, is near Judy Gap if you want to take a detour.
Stay on WV28S through Circleville and Cherry Grove and you will come out at Bartow in Pocahontas County. Turn right on US250N to Elkins. This route will take you through the town of Durbin, rising over Cheat Mountain to Huttonsville and back to Elkins.
This ride is around 111 miles and can take over 2.5 hours to complete.