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Directions to Barnum Whitewater Area

Directions to BWA from Interstate 68

  1. Exit Interstate 68 at Cumberland, MD
  2. Take Green Street Exit off of Interstate 68 (US Route 220 South) to Keyser, WV – Approximately 20 miles 
  3. Follow US 220 South through Keyser to the intersection with US Route 50 – Approximately 7 miles  ** 
  4. Take US Route 50 West to intersection of Route 42 – Approximately 7 miles (just past Saddle Mountain overlook)
  5. Take Route 42 West to Elk Garden, WV – Approximately 5 miles 
  6. At Elk Garden take Route 46 East to the Barnum Whitewater Area Road – Approximately 5 miles (Jennings Randolph Lake will be on your left)
  7. Follow Barnum Road to parking area – Approximately 2-1/2 miles 

**Look for Jennings Randolph Lake signs off of US Route 50

 

Directions to BWA from Maryland 68

  1. Exit 34 on Maryland Route 36 at 39º 37' 57.33″ N; 78º 55' 4.0″ W                    14.9 miles
  2. Turn right on to Maryland Rt. 135 at 39º 29' 02.72″ N; 79º 02' 48.43″ W           1.8 miles
  3. Turn left on to WV Route 46 at 39º 28' 48.94″ N; 79º 3' 57.13″                         5.4 miles
  4. Turn right on to WV Route 46/2 (Barnum Road) at
    39º 25' 48.83″ N; 79º 05' 31.55″                                                                        1.8 miles
  5. Barnum, WV at 39º 26' 30.55″ N; 79º 06' 53.16″                                               

    source of coordinates: Google Earth

 

Directions to BWA from Interstate 81

  1. Take US Route 50 West exit at Winchester, VA
  2. Follow US Route 50 West to Romney, WV – Approximately 60 miles
  3. Continue on US Route 50 to intersection of US Route 50 and Route 42 West – Approximately 25 miles West of Romney
  4. Follow Route 42 to Elk Garden, WV- Approximately 5 miles
  5. At Elk Garden take Route 46 East to the Barnum Whitewater Area Road – Approximately 5 miles (Jennings Randolph Lake will be on your left)
  6. Follow Barnum Road to parking area – Approximately 2-1/2 miles