Appalachian Backroads Motorcycle Routes

Explore the backroads of Norton and the surrounding Heart of Appalachia region by motorcycle.

From the Heart of Appalachia website:

Over 1,500 miles of vetted byways climb to the edge of the horizon and descend thousands of feet to verdant valleys below. Connect to our Appalachian Backroads from the famed Back of the Dragon which boasts 3 mountains, 438 curves in 32 miles. Spurs off the main routes offer one-of-a-kind adventures that will keep you coming back for more!

Our backroads span multi-lane highways to rolling rural roads with modest to moderate curves and straight-aways. Extraordinary vistas with breathtaking scenery will awaken the photographer in you, while the adventurer spies the next road less traveled. Cruise elevations to over 4,200 feet with the sun at your back and a smile on your face… Yes!