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Alleghany Highlands Scenic Drive (VA)

The Highlands Scenic Drive is a 19-mile loop between Clifton Forge in Alleghany County and Interstate 64 at Lexington. The scenic drive is a must-see experience for all visiting Virginia’s Western Highlands and makes the outdoors and nature accessible even to those who would rather not hike into a wilderness area.

Directions: Take Exit 43 off I-64 westbound, go a short distance on SR 780, turn left on Forest Road 447 to begin the 19-mile loop tour.