Appalachian Backroads – Bootlegger

The bootlegging trade flourished in these Appalachian Mountains and led directly to the “lawless decade” of the 1920s. Mountain folks utilized the curvy backroads and their knowledge of hard-to-find locations to get around the revenuers. Bootlegger’s Run takes you from Grundy to small towns of West Virginia and back. 145 miles of back road awesome just waiting for you to ride.

For details, turn-by-turn directions, downloadable GPX files, a list of lodging, dining and attractions along the way, and to order a free Appalachian Backroads Map showing off 14 of the best scenic backroads of Appalachia, visit And to plan ahead of your visit, click on our interactive trip planner app to plot your stops along the way!

Bootlegger Route Map

Start in Grundy, VA 24614


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