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Williams River Valley Overlook - Highland Scenic Drive of Monongahela National Forest - Marlinton, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 38° 14.805 W 080° 14.427
17S E 566462 N 4233466
Quick Description: The Williams River Valley Overlook is one of four Scenic Overlooks of the Highland Scenic Drive of the Monongahela National Forest in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/30/2012 1:16:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMER6H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:

Williams River Valley Overlook - Highland Scenic Drive of Monongahela National Forest - Marlinton, West Virginia

This overlook gives a general view most of the eastern end of the Highland Scenic Byway and also the Willams River Valley within the Monongahela National Forest, which will flow into the Gauley River, Kanawha River, Ohio River, Mississippi River and Ultimately, the Gulf of Mexico.

As with all overlooks on the Highland Scenic Drive, there is a barrier-free shelter, as well as a vault restroom facility here.

The road to the overlook at this point is closed in the winter, commercial trucks are not permitted and the maximum speed on the parkway is 45 miles per hour.

Describe - Highway or Road number: Forest Highway 150

Closest town or city: Marlinton, West Virginia

Number of parking spots available: 25

Name if a website describes this location.: [Web Link]

Winter View: no

Summer View: yes

Year around access ?: no

Comfort station on site: yes

Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: Yes

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