Ohio’s Windy 9 Route #2 – Southern Dip

Route 2

Printable Route Map:  Southern Dip
Downloadable GPX:  Southern Dip.gpx

Ohio’s Windy 9 takes you south along the Ohio River Scenic Byway for an amazing glide through river towns of yesteryear. Cross the mighty Ohio to spot the “Mothman” in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, or take a break riverside at the Gallipolis City Park before turning north toward more of Appalachia’s breathtaking countryside.

Approximately 94 miles

Lunch Stops:

Millie’s Restaurant, 39239 Bradbury Rd., Middleport, OH 45760, 740-992-7713, Hours: Monday-Sunday 6AM-8PM.
The Wild Horse Café, 251 West Main Street, Pomeroy, OH 45769, 740-992-0099. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 AM-9 PM, Friday & Saturday 11 AM-10 PM. thewildhorsecafe.com

All directions originate from Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau
L on E State St.                                                              L on 7
L on 33 E                                                                        R on 160
Continue on 833/124                                                   L on 124/160
R on 833                                                                         R on 160
L on 7 (Main St.)                                                           R on 689
Continue R on 7 (General Hartinger Parkway)      R on 50/32 E
Continue on 7 (Powell St., 21)                                    Exit to 33 W
Exit to E State St.

Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch and Psylodelic Gallery, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH, 740-992-6228, hours vary, furpeaceranch.com.

Bob Evans Farm and Homestead, 791 Farmview Rd., Bidwell, OH, 800-994-3276

Shade Winery, 401 Gilkey Ridge Rd., Shade, OH, 740-696-1323, Hours: Thurs. 4-8pm. Fri-Sun 1-8pm, Mar.-Dec. shadewinery.com