WV to Gettysburg Ride
First Ride from Mingo, West Virginia to
Then ride Gettysburg Battlefield:
This 265 mile ride visits some of the best roads between West Virginia
and Gettysburg, Highlights include Route 219, Route 50, Bear Hill
Road, PA Route 26, PA 484, PA 522, PA 30.
Begin by riding Route 219 north and east.
The Montrose to Thomas stretch is one of my favorites with great curves and scenery.
Turn north on Route 90 and ride to U.S. Route
50 in Gormania. Turn east and ride Route 50 through some great curves
with nice scenery to Romney.
U.S. Route 50
Turn north and ride Route
28 and Route Ride 1 to the North Branch Potomac River. Cross into
Maryland and ride Bear Hill Road and
then Town Creek Road north along Green Ridge State Forest to
Flintstone. Stop for lunch at the
Girls R Cookin' (review).
Bear Hill Road/Town Creek Road
Ride north on Black Valley Road into
Pennsylvania. Bear right onto Chaneysville Road and follow it north to
Buchanan State Forest. Take Miller Corner Road (some dirt) east to PA
Route 26. Ride PA 26 (you will love it!) south to Route 484. Follow
Route 484 east all the way to Route 655 in Needmore.
Ride Route 655 north to U.S. 522, turn
right, and follow 522 north to PA Route 30. Turn east on Route 30 and
stop at the Tuscarora Summit View on the right next to Mountain House
Grill. Continue east on route 30 all the way to Gettysburg.
Gettysburg is a very moving place.
Consider doing the driving tour.
Gettysburg National Military Park (map)
Gettysburg Driving Tour