Appalachian Backroads – Strippers Run

Strippers Run honors the coal miners who worked to strip coal from the Appalachian Mountains. The Kentucky Scenic Byway traverses Pine Mountain and features breathtaking overlooks. Thick woods and streams along the 58-mile route cool you off on summer days, with stunning foliage in autumn.

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 Strippers Run Route Map

Start in Wise, VA 24293


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