Snowshoe Mountain Resort Map and Directions
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Directions:From the East
Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk and Richmond Area: 1-64 West to I-81 North to Staunton, VA. Continue west on US-250, then south on 42 to Goshen, VA. Tale WV-39 west to Marlinton, WV; then 26 miles North on US-219 to Snowshoe.
From the North
Pittsburgh: I-79 South to Weston, WV, then east on US-33 to Elkins, and south 48 miles on US-219 to Snowshoe.
State College, Altoone, 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.
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 take US-33 west to Elkins; take US-219 south 48 miles to Snowshoe.
Washington DC Area: I-66 West to I-81 Harrisonburg, VA; take 33 West into Franklin then south on 220 to Vanderpool. Take 84 West to Frost, then 92/28 North to New Rt. 66 to Cass and on to Snowshoe.
Please Note: When traveling on Route 66, three miles outside of Cass, you will notice the new entrance to the resort. Please proceed up this road to the new mountaintop check in center located at the Top of the World.
*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 for 26 miles to Snowshoe. (Kennison Mountain between Richwood and Marlinton can be icy or snow-packed in winter.)
From the South
Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro Area: North on US-220 to Roanoke and on to Clifton Forge, VA, then I-64 West to White Sulphur Springs. Take 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 and Charlotte 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; 26 miles north on US-219 to Snowshoe. (You may also leave I-64 at Lewisburg and travel Hwy 219 North to Snowshoe. This route is shorter, but very mountainous.)
From the West
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: 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: US-33 from Columbus to Athens is mostly 4-lane highway and takes 30 minutes off the travel time from Columbus).
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. This route is shorter, but very mountainous).
Cinncinnati: 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).
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 through 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).