Fall Foliage Driving Tour

Bath County

Recommended Routes

The Bath County Driving Tour begins in Lexington. At Exit 191 on Interstate 81 near Lexington, follow Interstate 64 to Route 39. This tour begins as you enter Rt. 39.

Follow Rt. 39 through Millboro Springs. At Rt. 629, stay on Rt. 39 to Warm Springs or follow Clifton Forge tour below.

To go Clifton Forge:

  • Turn left onto Rt. 629 and travel to Clifton Forge. At Clifton Forge, follow Rt. 220 South to Roanoke to complete this tour.

Approaching Warm Springs, two scenic tours are available:

  • Follow Rt. 39 to Rt. 603 (a gravel road), and take Rt. 603 to Lake Moomaw. Rt. 603 becomes Rt. 600 (paved). Take Rt. 600 to Rt. 39, and turn right to return to Warm Springs. (If you stay on Rt. 600, you can follow Rt. 84 and then Rt. 640 to Hightown in Highland County, and take their driving tour).
  • Take Rt. 220 North to Monterey in Highland County.