These are old routes used in 2021

Google Maps Route Preview



Click on the links to see the maps


Route 1                                                  216 miles


Route 2                                                  283 miles


Route3  select route A thru E on map        Various miles


Route 4                                                  300 miles


Route 5                                                  326 miles


Route 6                                                  269 miles


Route 7  under the bridge                            236 miles


Route 8  under the bridge                            194 miles


Route 9                                                  220 miles


Route 10                                                 215 miles


Route 11                                                231 miles


Route 12                                                214 miles


Route 13                                                256 miles


Route 14                                                166 miles


Text Box: This is a collection of routes that were used from previous Fall Colors events
Route 3 has 5 mileage variations. Just select how many miles you want to ride.
Route 5 has been modified to avoid the rough road sections people encountered previous years
Route 7 and 8 go across the old New River bridge down at the river level providing a spectacular view of the famous New River bridge from below.
Two great places for lunch in Fayetteville
Cathedral Café at 134 S Court St
Pies and Pints at 219 W Maple Ave
Secret Sandwich Society at 103 Keller Ave. has been closed due to fire.
Route 9 and 10 have stops at Pipestem Resort State Park. A good place for lunch.
You can bypass the park if you wish. Just stay on highway 20 and pick up the route after the park
Routes 6, 9, 10, 11,12, and 13 go past the John Henry memorial at the Great Bend Tunnels.
There’s a waypoint at entrance and a track you can follow if you want to stop at the memorial

On routes 7 and 8 you can opt for the Farley Branch shortcut road for a change of scenery. It comes back out on the route. There is a track for the shortcut and it’s easy to take.
Routes 9 and 11 use some more southerly roads.
Routes 14, a short route is was new in 2019.
Suggested lunch stop is “Market On Courthouse Square” 200 Ballengee St. in Hinton.


Doug’s West Virginia Route Collection

Very Important Read the Instructions Below

All the files have been updated for the 2021 event


Instruction To Download Routes and GPS configurations so the downloadable GPS files will work in your Garmin GPS


Each of the routes now contain two formats.
Just select the one you need (see below)


Zumo XT, 390, 490 and 590 series, BMW Nav 5 & Nav 6 that use the Trip Planner App
Very Important- Use only routes with "TP" suffix in the name


Zumo 450 550 660 series and older,  BMW Nav 4
use only routes WITHOUT the "TP" suffix in the name

All of the routes for this event have been changed so you should download the new routes


Each GPX file contains TWO route versions


1. A conventional version with Way and Via points for Garmin zumo 450 550 660 and earlier models, BMW Nav 4 and other GPS brands

2. A "Trip Planner" version designated by a "TP" suffix at the end of the route name. This version uses mostly shaping points for compatibility with Garmin zumo XT, 390, 490 and 590 series, as well as BMW Nav5 and Nav6. Be sure to use the TP version if you have one of these models or any Garmin GPS that uses the Trip Planner App

All of this years routes have been modified for current road conditions


All routes were created with City Navigator North America NT 2022.1 Garmin maps

Be safe and have fun

Text Box: Preview the Fall Colors Routes in Google Maps using the links above.


These routes are for the Fall Colors MSTA event


If you have problems with these downloads contact

Doug Pippin 828-490-8529 or doug.pippin@bellsouthnet

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