The Best of the Midland Trail Old US 60

Clifftop, West Virginia 25831

The Best of the Midland Trail Old US 60

The Best of the Midland Trail: Old US 60 Professional Review and Guide

"An 81-mile drive on US 60 over the northern two-thirds of the Midland Trail Scenic Highway from Sam Black Church to Malden, past historical sights, views of the New River Gorge, and the Kanawha River. This route has been important for centuries, first as a buffalo trail and American Indian footpath.

By the 1750s European settlers used the trail to reach the western frontiers. George Washington, Daniel Boone, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, Rutherford B. Hayes, and William McKinley have traversed it. Special Attractions: Meadow River Wildlife Management Area, Babcock and Hawks Nest State Parks, New River Gorge National River, Kanawha and Cathedral Falls, Cabin Creek Quilts, and African Zion Baptist Church. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."

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Trail Information

Clifftop
Nearby City
81
Distance
Year-round
Season
Babcock State Park
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Oct 2018