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Snowshoe: How Do You Get There? It's Easy!

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Snowshoe Travel Routes

DETROIT, TOLEDO, CLEVELAND AREAS: I-75 to I-80/90 East, South on I-77 to Parkersburg, WV; US-50 East to Clarksburg and I-79 South to Weston, WV, then East on US-33 to Elkins, then South 48 miles on US-219.

CHICAGO, INDIANAPOLIS, DAYTON, COLUMBUS AREAS: South on I-65 to Indianapolis then East on I-70 through Dayton to Columbus, take 270 South to US-33 East to Athens, Ohio, then US-50 East to Parkersburg and Clarksburg, WV; I-79 South to Weston, WV, then East on US-33 to Elkins, South 48 miles on US-219. (NOTE 1: US-33 from Columbus to Athens is mostly 4-lane Highway and takes 30 minutes off the travel time from Columbus).

CINCINNATI AREA: Take Rt. 50 *East from I-275 to Athens, Ohio, on to Parkersburg and Clarksburg, WV, then I-79 South to Weston, WV. Take US-33 East to Elkins, WV then US-219 South 48 miles to Snowshoe. (Or take I-75 South to I-64 East with same routing as Evansville).

*A reader also suggested an alternate route - State Route 32 instead of Rt. 50 Claims to be straighter, shorter, safer and faster from all parts of the city of Cincinnati. Thanks to this reader!

EVANSVILLE, LOUISVILLE, LEXINGTON AREAS: I-64 East to Charleston, WV, continue on I-64/77 (toll) to Beckley, WV, then I-64 East to White Sulphur Springs. Exit US-60 thru town of White Sulphur Springs, then left on to Rt. 92 and after 39 miles, turn left on Rt-39 to Marlinton. North on US-219 for 26 miles to Snowshoe (Or see Alternate Route #2 below, shorter but mountainous).

PITTSBURGH AREA: I-79 South to Weston, WV, then East on US-33 to Elkins, South 48 miles on US-219 to Snowshoe. * Note: US 33 is now 4-lane complete to Elkins. Should save 1/2 hour drive time.

STATE COLLEGE, ALTOONA, HARRISBURG, PA AND POINTS NORTH: US-220 to I-70 East to Hagerstown, MD, then I-81 South to Staunton, VA, then take same routing as listed below (Virginia Beach) from Staunton to Snowshoe. (Or use Alternate Route # 3 below).

WILMINGTON, BALTIMORE AND POINTS NORTHEAST: I-95 to Baltimore, then I-70 to I-81 South to Strasburg, VA, travel West on HWY 55 into WV to Harman, WV, then US-33 West to Elkins; take US-219 South 48 miles to Snowshoe. (Or use Alternate Route # 3 below).

WASHINGTON, DC AREA: I-66 to I-81 then to Staunton, VA, take same routing as (Virginia Beach) listed below from Staunton to Snowshoe. (Or use Alternate Route # 3 below).

VIRGINIA BEACH, PORTSMOUTH, NORFOLK, RICHMOND AREA: 1-64 West to I-81 North to Staunton, VA, West on US-250 then South on 42 to Goshen, VA, then WV-39 West to Marlinton, WV, then 26 miles North on US-219 to Snowshoe.

RALEIGH, DURHAM, GREENSBORO, NC AREA: North on US-220 to Roanoke and on to Clifton Forge, VA, then I-64 West to White Sulphur Springs, then 92 North to WV-39 West to Marlinton, WV; and 26 miles North on US-219 to Snowshoe. (Highway 92 is a very drivable route from I-64 to WV39).

ATLANTA, COLUMBIA, SC; CHARLOTTE, NC AREAS: North on I-77 from Charlotte to Beckley, WV, then I-64 East to White Sulphur Springs, then 92 North to WV-39 West to Marlinton, WV: then 26 miles North on US-219 to Snowshoe. (You may also leave I-64 at Lewisburg and travel Hwy 219 North to Snowshoe . . . shorter but very mountainous).

NASHVILLE, KNOXVILLE, TRI-CITIES AREAS: I-40 to Knoxville and I-81 North to I-77 North to I-64 East to White Sulphur Springs, then 92 North to WV-39 West to Marlinton, WV; then 26 miles on US-219 North to Snowshoe. (You may also leave I-64 at Lewisburg and travel Hwy 219 North to Snowshoe . . . shorter but very mountainous).

* ALTERNATE 2: I-64 to Charleston, I-79 North to US-19 South; exit at WV-55 at Muddlety East to Craigsville/Richwood; then 39/55 to Marlinton, continue North on 219 to Snowshoe - 26 miles. (Kennison Mountain between Richwood and Marlinton can be icy or snow-packed in winter.)

* ALTERNATE 3: From I-81 at Harrisonburg, VA, take 33 West into Franklin then South on 220 to Vanderpool then 84 West to Frost then 92/28 North to New Rt. 66 to Cass and on to Snowshoe.


Mileage Guide By City

MILEAGE GUIDE BY CITY

 CITY MILEAGE DRIVING TIME
.Atlanta, GA 522 mi 10 hrs
 Baltimore, MD  342mi  6.5 hrs
 Charlotte, NC  312 mi  6 hrs
 Cincinatti, OH  357 mi  7.5 hrs
 Cleveland, OH  311 mi  6 hrs
 Columbia, SC  445 mi  7 hrs
 Columbus, OH  290 mi  6 hrs
 Durham, NC  268 mi  5.5 hrs
 Greensboro, NC  273 mi  5.5 hrs
 Harrisburgh, PA  299 mi  6 hrs
 Indianapolis, IN  517 mi  9 hrs
 Jacksonville, FL  700 mi  13 hrs
 Knoxville, TN  365 mi  7 hrs
 Lexington, KY  346 mi  6.5 hrs
 Norfolk, VA  298 mi  6 hrs
 Pittsburgh, PA  192 mi  4 hrs
 Richmond, VA  188 mi  4 hrs
 Washington, DC 245 mi  5 hrs


AIRLINE AND FLIGHT INFORMATION

Lewisburg, WV - Greenbrier Valley Airport is approximately 1.5 hours from Snowshoe. Transportation via the Breenbrier Valley Airport Shuttle: (304) 536-1193

  • US AIRWAYS - (800) 428-4322
  • National Car Rental - (304) 645-6044
  • Greenbrier Valley Aviation - Charter Service (800) 624-6075

Snowshoe, WV - Mountain Heliport available with restrictions. Prior permission required, min. 48 hours pre-flight request. (304) 572-1000

Clarksburg, WV - (2 hours from Snowshoe)

  • US AIRWAYS - (800) 428-4322
  • Rental Cars Are Available - 2 hour drive

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Airport is approximately 3 hours from Snowshoe, WV

  • US AIRWAYS - (800) 428-4322
  • Delta / American / United via connecting cities
  • Rental cars and Limos are available

Charleston, WV - Yeager Airport (3.5 hours from Snowshoe)

  • US AIRWAYS - (800) 428-4322
  • United Express - (800) 241-6522
  • Delta (Comair) - (800) 354-9822
  • Rental Cars Available (3 hour drive)

MILES & APPROXIMATE DRIVE TIMES

  • Snowshoe is located on US 219, 48 miles south of Elkins, WV.
    I-79S to 33E to 219S
    (Pittsburgh and Northern adventurers)
  • 65 MIles North of Lewisburg, WV. I-77S to I-64E to 219N
    (Charleston adventurers)
  • From East: I-81S to 250W to 42W to 39N to 219N
    (Washington adventurers)

How's the weather out there?

AccuWeather - Snowshoe, WV


Restaurants
Snowshoe
Bear's Den 304-572-1000 Food
Beaver Tails 304-572-1000
Brandi's 304-572-1000
Eli's 304-572-1000
Pizzazz Pizza 304-572-1000
Shavers Centre Food Court 304-572-1000
The Club House 304-572-1000


Lodging
Snowshoe Mountain Resort Central Reservations represents over 900 individual lodge rooms, condominiums (including Silver Creek) and private homes. (Note: The Start/Finish is at Silver Creek).

Snowshoe Mtn. Resort 304-572-5252 Lodging

Pocahontas County Tourism

800-336-7009

Old Spruce Realty

888-577-7823

Condos East & West

864-277-7449

Misty Mountain Rental Co.

877-572-2210

Snowshoe Condominiums

800-898-0004
Elk River Touring Center 304-572-3771

Tri Ski Condominiums

800-624-4341
Morning Glory Inn 304-572-5000

Elk Mountain Outfitters

304-572-3000
Linwood Lodge Bunkhouse 304-572-2865

Camping/Pit Areas & RVs:

Semi-primitive camping and pit spaces: Feel like roughing it? We've got a place for you to lay your head. Camping and pit spaces are available for a $52 fee for the entire weekend (Wednesday through Monday) for a 15 ft. x 20 ft. camping/pit space. There's no per person per night fee, just a space fee. This pays for the insurance, port-o-lets, trash removal, water, hot showers, grounds repairs, etc. Reservations are required for your camping/pit space(s), but Granny won't be taking any reservations until May 1st. Reservations are being taken on a first-come, first-served basis. No vendors or concessions will be allowed in these areas.

RV parking: RV parking will be provided (with electric hook-ups only, no sewer or water) for $75 per night. No vendors or concessions will be allowed in this area. Reservations are being taken on a first-come, first-served basis. There are different sized RV spaces: 40 ft. x 25 ft. with 50 amp or 30 amp electric service or 25 ft. x 25 ft. spaces with 20 amp service. Be sure to request the appropriate space for your RV. Reservations are required. Contact Snowshoe Reservations Department at (304)572-5252 to reserve your space.

Vendors interested in the Expo Area should go to our Vendor Expo page or call Steve at Granny Gear Productions 304-259-5533 (cheryl@grannygear.com).

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Emergency
Pocahontas County Ambulance, Fire or Police 911
Pocahontas County Sheriff 304-799-4445 Picture
West Virginia State Police 304-799-4101
Pocahontas County EMS 304-799-4371
Big Springs Clinic 304-572-4410
Pocahontas Memorial Hospital 304-799-7400
Pocahontas Pharmacy 304-799-4944
Rite Aid Pharmacy 304-799-6617
Eddie's Service Center 304-799-6651
Johnny's Garage 304-799-6789
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