9:00 - 0 miles / 0 - 9:00
This community is the gateway to the Monogahela Forest and the only community on the byway.
9:00 - 6.2 miles / 12 minutes - 9:12
Fishing is a popular activity at this beautiful mountain lake, and a nearby campground makes a stay on the lake a pleasant experience-- especially for anglers.
10:12 - 10.8 miles / 21 minutes - 10:33
Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area
This scenic area is a window into the area's natural phenomena culminating in a splendid view of the Falls of Hills Creek. Hills
Creek flows through the gorge to create waterfalls that
glimmer in the sunlight.
The three waterfalls at the Falls of Hills Creek cascade over
rock layers of sandstone and shale.A three-quarter mile trail
provides access to the falls, and travels through ground carpeted
10:53 - 4.7 miles / 9 minutes - 11:03
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center
In addition to offering information about the national forest and other nearby attractions, the visitor center houses an exhibit hall and audio visual programs. These provide a better understanding of forest ecosystems and local history. Special programs and guided tours are available upon request.
11:48 - 0.4 miles / - 11:49
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Bogs are acidic wetlands typically found in Canada and the
northern United States. The ground in a bog is spongy and provides
a habitat for many unique plant and animal species.
To protect this fragile area, a half-mile long barrier-free
boardwalk has been constructed for visitor use. Guided tours are
conducted at 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer
months or can be specially arranged by contacting the Cranberry
Mountain Nature Center.
12:49 - 21.1 miles / 42 minutes - 13:31
Highland Scenic Highway - end