WV Route 9 Bike Path

Trail Map

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The WV Route 9 Bike Path follows the busy thoroughfare from Martinsburg to the Charles Town/Ranson area. Note that the path runs through open space with little to no shade. While the southern portion of the trail is fairly flat, the northern half is somewhat hilly. Stops along the way highlight points of interest.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available by the Eastern Regional Jail on Grapevine Road near the trail's northern tip in Martinsburg and at the Currie Road exit in Ranson at the trail's southern end.


Challenging Ride

   September, 2014 by dsj1967

My husband and I biked this trail last fall. He had biked it before with a friend and said it had some tough hills. It was a nice ride except for the fact there is hardly any shade. We went on a warmer than usual day so that made a difference I am sure. ...read more

Shepherdstown biker

   October, 2013 by ebdlm71

I started riding this year and have done multiple trips on this path. I have only done the northern portion (Short Road to Martinsburg) once because the hills are killer, and like I said, I am a new rider. However I have done Short Road to the Charles ...read more

Good workout!

   June, 2013 by smittyboy

I moved to West Virginia back in November of 2012, and was really looking forward to spring rolling in to go riding (I don't bike during the winter). I had heard about this path being paved with asphalt, which sounded like a nice alternative to the gravel-coated ...read more