Route 2 parallels the Ohio
River and is the main north-south road and First Frontier Trail.
New Martinsville and Paden City, the largest towns in Wetzel
County, are located on the Rt 2. Dutch Run Road, along a ridge
between the towns, has beautiful views of the Ohio River
Choose this route for larger
towns, Victorian-era architecture, enjoying the river, or stocking
up on supplies.
Route 7 parallels Little
Fishing Creek from New Martinsville to Rt 250 and Hundred. Smaller
side roads lead to scenic hollows, ridges, the Hoyt Forest area,
and Rt 20.
Choose this route for quaint
farm-steads, scenic vistas, campsites, small towns, and Howell
Grist Mill, just east of Maud.
Route 89 is the narrowest
and least traveled road in our area. It starts at Proctor Creek and
the Ohio River, follows a ridge line through the Underwood Wildlife
Management Area, and then continues on to Rt 250.
Choose this route for ThistleDew
Farm beekeepers, rolling hills, ridge lines, valley views, and
stunning vistas of Fall colors.
Route 250 follows the west
fork of Fish Creek and runs through Littleton, Hundred, and Burton.
Just north of Littleton, it runs through the Underwood Wildlife
Management Area where it meets Rt 89. At Hundred, Rt 250
connects to Rt 7.
Choose this route for Victorian
era architecture, a visit to the historic Fish Creek Covered Bridge
(ca. 1881), and to hike the East Wetzel Rail Trail.
Route 20 follows the south
fork of Fishing Creek from Rt 7 to Folsom. Return to Rt 7 via
County Road 17 from Pine Grove passing through scenic Hoyt
Choose this route for the best
wildlife areas, hardwood forests, secluded picnic spots, and small