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The Elkins WV Loop is located in Northern West Virginia.  Starting in Elkins, this route follows the path of the Tygart Valley River West and then North to the town of Belington.  Upon leaving Belington, this route climbs to the hilltops and wanders further West along the ridgeline.  


After reaching Audra State Park, the road drops into the valley to cross the Middle Fork River and climbs back to the hilltops again.  With a short run West, the road turns South to play hide and seek with the Buckhannon River all the way to the town of Buckhannon.


The route passes through Buckhannon and then continues Southwest all the way to Addison.  This section of the route is a wide variety of tight curves and big sweepers.  There are several elevation changes between high hilltops and deep valleys.  There are even a few switchbacks in this section for fun.


After Addison, the route climbs quickly up into the hills again and weaves back East to join up with 219 for the trip back to Elkins. 

Motorcycle Rides, West Virginia, Appalachia, Montrose, Kerens, Belington, Buckannon, Huttonsville, Addiso
Location:  Northern West Virginia

Approximate Mileage:  150  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  3.75   Hours 

Surface:  Paved



Audra State Park, West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Old Sulfur Springs Rest Stop, Fidlar Mill, Holly River State Park

Elkins, WV Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.

    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


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