America's Scenic Byways

Back Mountain Backway

2.7 miles - Allow 10 minutes

This segment follows the original Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike route up the east side of Cheat Mountain. This blacktop roadway is still lined with residences and remained in use as the main highway until the 1950s when the more direct route, US Hwy 250, was built.

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