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How many states can you see from Spruce Knob?

How many states can you see from Spruce Knob?

four states
The summit, Spruce Knob (4863 ft; 1482 m), is celebrated as the highest point in the state as well as the range, which covers parts of four states.

Is Spruce Knob part of Dolly Sods?

The Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area is adjacent to Dolly Sods-Flatrock-Roaring Plains on the east and the south.

How long does it take to climb Spruce Knob?

around 5.5 – 6 hours
This is an excellent length day hike that takes around 5.5 – 6 hours round trip to the Spruce Knob summit and back. There is light bushwhacking for the first mile and typical muddy portions of trail on Huckleberry.

Can you camp on top of Spruce Knob?

Restrictions: Camping is prohibited in parking lots at Spruce Knob Lake, Spruce Knob, trail head parking lots and within 300 feet of roads in the Spruce Knob area.

What to see and do at Spruce Knob?

Visitor facilities include the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center, Seneca Shadows and Big Bend Campgrounds, and the Spruce Knob Tower. Many thousands of acres of unspoiled quiet land await discovery. Use your imagination to see how the area may have looked to the early settlers, as they crested the mountain ridges or moved up the river.

Where is Spruce Knob in Monongahela National Forest?

Spruce Knob is located within both the Monongahela National Forest and Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area (NRA), the latter of which was established during 1965 by the U.S. Congress.

How big is Spruce Knob in West Virginia?

Encompassing 100,000 acres, the scenic Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area NRA contains the highest peak in West Virginia, some of the best rock climbing on the east coast, outstanding views and a chance to enjoy America’s great outdoors.

Are there any campgrounds open in Spruce Knob?

Toilets are closed in winter. There are two campgrounds located close by for individuals looking to escape to the area for an extended stay. Spruce Knob Lake Campground is located nearby offering close access to Spruce Knob Lake for boating and fishing opportunities. Gatewood Campground is also close, offering group camping sites.