Elk River


  • DesignationState Byway
  • LocationWV
  • Length72 miles
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Elk River


This 72-mile byway follows the Elk River from Sutton to Clendenin along State Route 4, State Route 16, and County Road 5. (Drivers of large vehicles are advised to stay on State Route 4 and avoid the county road.) The byway passes through the towns of Gassaway, Clay and Clendenin. The byway offers nice views of the Elk River, which is used for fishing, canoeing and kayaking.

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