Gaudineer Scenic Area

Part of the Monongahela National Forest
200Sycamore Street
Elkins, WV  26241

Phone: 304-636-1800

General Directions:  Traveling south to north, follow State Route 150 from the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center twenty-two miles to US Route 219. The scenic overlooks are named Williams River, Big Spruce, Little Laurel, and Red Lick. The sites are dispersed along the route.

Helpful Links:

  • Gaudineer Scenic Area – National Scenic Byway – The Byway, a beautiful corridor through the National Forest. This Byway extends 43 miles from Richwood to US Route 219. Four Scenic overlooks located on the Parkway portion of the Highway provide spectacular views of the Allegheny Highlands.  On a clear day, each scenic overlook provides a splendid view of the surrounding Allegheny Mountains. Spring blossoms, summer greenery, and fall colors are special attractions along the Highland Scenic Highway.