33 & 2 Knobs Preview
Route 33 is exceptional
riding. Red Knob affords spectacular views. Route 250 is one of the
best riding roads in the East.
This 241 mile ride starts by following Route 219 north to Elkins. WV Route 219 is a great riding road that
travels north-south through Eastern WV.
WV Route 219
Turn right on Route 33 and enter the
Monangahela National Forest. Route 33 is
90 miles of riding joy with great curves and scenery. The first stop
Enjoy the view of the serrated rocks while stopped at Yokum's
Store at the corner of Routes 33 and 28.
Leave Yokum's Store and ride briefly north
on Route 28 to this scenic vista of Seneca Rocks.
Seneca Rocks - Photo by Dave Hallock
Return to Yokum's Store and then ride south on Route 33 to
Riverton. Turn right on Briery Gap Road and ride to the top of Spruce
Knob. Make sure to stop at the Spruce Knob View on your left before
reaching the summit. The stop below the summit has the best view.
Approach to Spruce Knob
Spruce Knob View - Photo by Dave Hallock
Spruce Knob - Photo by Dave Hallock
Descend from Spruce Knob and continue east on Route 33 and stop at the
scenic view overlooking the German Valley.
Route 33 overlooking the German Valley
- Photo by Dave Hallock
Leave Germany Valley and ride Route 33
east and then south to Brandywine. Continue south on CR 21 (Sugar
Grove Road) to Sugar Grove. Turn left on Cr 25 (Reddish Knob Road) and follow it to the top of Reddish Knob
This road becomes a tight, single-lane ride near the top with
Route 33, CR21 (Sugar Grove Rd), & Cr
25 (Reddish Knob Rd) to Reddish Knob
Reddish Knob - Photo by Dave Hallock
Ride County Road 25 west into West
Virginia. Turn south on Route 220 and ride in back into Virginia and
to the town of Monterey. Stop for lunch and the very
friendly vibe at
High's Restaurant in Monterey, VA
Leave Monterey and head for the hills.
You will like this road!
Route 250 has some stretches climbing and
descending ridges that are as good as any riding in the region. What a
Stop at the pretty Route 250 Scenic View.
Route 250 Scenic View - Photo by Dave
Route 250 is a very pretty ride all the
way back into West Virginia.
Turn left on Route 219 and
follow it south to the hotel.