America's Scenic Byways

Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike

180 miles - Two days to enjoy the byway.

Crucial in the First Campaign of the Civil War, this road now features pristine Civil War sites and charming historic towns. Hike through vast forests; fish in secluded waters; ride a wild mountain railroad. Explore this byway whose woods, small farms and beautiful mountain vistas take you back to an earlier time.