Spruce Knob area guide Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, Monongahela National Forest, United States Department of Agriculture.

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  • Outdoor recreation -- West Virginia -- Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area,
  • Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area (W. Va.)

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Other titlesSpruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
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2 Days. 6 hours 1st day, 3 hours 2nd day 2, ft Parking area at the Spruce Knob. Easily in the top 5 backpacking routes in the mid-Atlantic. The Spruce Knob/Seneca Creek circuit has beautiful meadows, mountain vistas, waterfalls, and the best camping to be found. Trail Guide.

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Seneca Creek Backcountry. 16 Trails. Seneca Rocks. 1 Trails. Weather Averages. High. Low. Precip. Days w/. This 40″ x 30″ wall map illustrates some of West Virginia’s best public lands and recreation sites. Spruce Knob is the state’s highest point at 4, ft., and Seneca Rocks features some of the best rock climbing in the eastern U.S.

This map also highlights recreation access in the surrounding Monongahela National Forest, several wildlife management areas, and nearby state parks. Each. Located in the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks Recreation Area at 4, feet, Spruce Knob is the highest point in West Virginia.

The area has more than 70 miles of trails for mountain bikers to explore. Tips. Difficulty: 3 Trails range from beginner to expert and cover a variety of terrain, from steep peaks to grassy meadows. Find information about Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, a West Virginia National Recreation Area.

I had a good experience at the highest point in West Virginia, Spruce Knob. The plateau is quite developed with lots of parking, hiking trails and an observation tower.

It is worth the drive up if you are in the area. There are some very informative signs in the area explaining the creation of the mountain/ TripAdvisor reviews. Easily in the top 5 backpacking routes in the mid-Atlantic.

The Spruce Knob/Seneca Creek circuit has beautiful meadows, mountain vistas, waterfalls, and the best camping to be found. Starting at Spruce Knob, the tallest peak in West Virginia, the hike also has a short 1/2 mile circuit at the summit with beautiful panoramic and views of the valley.

Spruce Knob is within the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, which in turn is part of Monongahela National Forest. Established init was the first National Recreation Area designated by the U.S.

Forest Service and includes more thanacres (40, ha). Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is SPRUCE K which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 3, feet (1, feet lower than Spruce Knob).).

Spruce Knob area guide book the nearest station and this geographic feature. The Spruce Knob/Seneca Creek route is a mile, “lollipop” style hike located in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest. On this trail, you’ll get to experience a little bit of everything. With beautiful streams and waterfalls, high mountain meadows, incredible views from the Spruce Knob tow.

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Description: 1 sheet: illustrations, map ; 46 x 31 cm, folded to 23 x 11 cm: Responsibility: Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, United States Department of Agriculture. Spruce Knob, highest point in West Virginia, U.S., located in the Allegheny Mountains in the eastern part of the state, about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Knob lies at an elevation of 4, feet (1, metres) at the southern end of Spruce Mountain, a ridge extending northeast-southwest along the western edge of Pendleton county.

The panorama was spectacular, but if I did this trip again, I would not drive to the lookout just for the lookout. Preferably, I’d arrange my trip so that I absolutely spent one night backpacking in the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, which includes nearly 60 miles of forested trails that create a web through maple, birch and cherry trees.

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Guide to the Spruce Knob Hike The top reason to take on the short Spruce Knob hike is to witness the highest point in West Virginia. But even with that title aside, Spruce Knob is a mesmerizing place to witness, and one that is likely to surprise you in its depth and diversity.

Spruce Knob, at 4, feet, is the highest point in the state of West Virginia and the summit of Spruce Mountain, the highest peak in the Allegheny Mountains.

Spruce Knob West Virginia walking trails. We chose to hike the easiest parts of the Spruce Knob area. There is a wonderful gravel path that circles the observation deck.

There are several great stops so you can take in the views from all sides of the peak. As West Virginia’s highest peak, Spruce Knob is gorgeous at anytime but at night it provides an incredible starry show. The Mountain Center Observatory is the perfect place to view planets, stars and galaxies.

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Pub. Sept. 28,79 Stat. (   This is the highest point in the state. There is a gravel road to the summit and an observation tower. There is a cool meadow with some picturesque boulders that make for a nice evening diversion if you are visiting the area (ie, Seneca Rocks).

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Technician / Installer Assistant / Part-time Entry Level PositionEffective June 1st SKSRT will offer new television packages which will provide more options for our customers. See the new channel lineup on the television page. Travel to the area was greatly enhanced when a road was built across Spruce Mountain in but it was not until that a spur road ran all the way to the top.

A partial view of nearby Spruce Knob Lake, Julyphoto by Lori Hostuttler. Spruce Knob Lake is only a short drive from the summit. The lake was constructed in for fishing.

The hike we hiked was harder than it needed to be; next time we visit the Spruce Knob Seneca Creek area we might opt for an easier hike. More Photos.

Top of the Mountain State, Highest point in West Virginia, feet. iPhone 8. Huckleberry Trail sign post. iPhone 8. Seneca Creek falls. Canon T3i, EF 28mm f/ USM. On the 1st of JulySpruce Knob Seneca Rocks Telephone (SKSRT) was formed as a Corporation to provide telephone service to the people of the Spruce Knob Seneca Rocks area.

Spruce Knob via Huckleberry Trail. Distance: 6 miles out and back. Difficulty: Intermediate. Ascending to over 1, feet in elevation, the Huckleberry Trail takes hikers from Seneca Creek to the summit of Spruce Knob.

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Legend has it that the spectacular crags of white/gray quartzite that soar feet above the flat valley of the North Fork of the Potomac River were the childhood playground of Snowbird, beautiful daughter of .Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area is a U.S.

National Recreation Area (NRA) located within the Monongahela National Forest of eastern West Virginia, USA.

The National Recreation Area protects three prominent West Virginia landmarks: Spruce Knob, the highest point in West Virginia (and the highest of the Allegheny Mountains) with a summit elevation of 4, feet ( m).There are 42 sites, with 3 group sites at nearby Gatewood Group CG.

This is the site to stay for accessing all of the activities around Spruce Knob and Seneca Creek. Directions: Spruce Knob Lake is located in the Spruce Knob/Seneca Rocks Recreation Area, west of Circleville, WV.

(See Google Maps below for specific directions.) Activities.

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