Appalachian Backroads – Roadrunner

The high mountaintop elevations and spectacular views around every turn are the hallmarks of the Appalachian Backroads experience. Roadrunner does not disappoint. This 160-mile route over thrilling byways guides you over mountain roads, through verdant forests, and across expansive farmland.

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!

Appalachian Backroads Roadrunner Route Map

Start in Gate City, VA 24251


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