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East River Mountain Overlook

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Wv 598, Bluefield, WV 24701
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If you are visiting Bluefield for the first time East River Mountain Overlook is a must stop. You... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Al M
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Bluefield, Virginia, United States
Beautiful Scenery

A great place to view Bluefield. Very beautiful scenery, especially in the fall. A great stop for... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Angie F
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Bluefield, West Virginia
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“rocky gap” (2 reviews)
“va area” (2 reviews)
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Wv 598, Bluefield, WV 24701
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

If you are visiting Bluefield for the first time East River Mountain Overlook is a must stop. You will be able to see both Bluefields VA/WV in a panoramic view. Make sure you drive down the southern end of the mountain into Rocky Gap and...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

A great place to view Bluefield. Very beautiful scenery, especially in the fall. A great stop for bikers and Sunday drivers.

Thank Angie F
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Beautiful view on a clear day and you will have the overlook all to yourself. It is even more interesting when you can watch the fog roll in.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

If you need a peacful escape for a day this is the place...So beautiful especial while the leaves are changing. There are places to gill amd picnic tables. The squirrels are a lot of fun to watch and the view is amazing!

Thank springflutterby
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice parking facility. View is quite panoramic and expansive. No real tree obstruction. Road is very easy from Bluefield. If you are coming from Blacksburg, VA area, go thru Narrows and onto route 61, you'll follow beautiful Wolf Creek. Take a right at Rocky Gap...More

Thank matt4603
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Looking down on this lovely valley, seeing all the chicory in blooming blues, one can understand why the first settlers called out, "Look at all those blue fields!" At least this was the story I heard while growing up in Bluefield. My mom garnered local...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stumbled on this by accident after coming over the mountain. We went through the mountain first then back over on the way back!

Thank mustangcyn44
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had gone here on our way back to maryland. We stop in and was greeted with friendly people that worked there. They told us a lot about the history. We hung out for a good hour and highly recommend to out of towners it's...More

Thank Todd C
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

nice little park on top of the mountain. nice overlook deck. was very foggy when we was there so it was hard to see anything. there was a snack bar and restrooms but it said closed for the season on the windows

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to the overlook in close to 20 years. The view was spectacular as always, but the added concession stand was a pleasant surprise. They had hot dogs and nachos with chips and candy available for purchase at a reasonable price. I only...More

Thank Phillip B
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