Marker at Hoye-Crest, the high point of Maryland
|Elevation||3360+ ft (1024+ m) NGVD 29|
|Prominence||80 ft (24 m)|
|Parent peak||Backbone Mountain|
|Listing||U.S. state high point|
|Garrett County, Maryland|
|Topo map||USGS Davis|
The location, named for Captain Charles Hoye, founder of the Garrett County Historical Society, has a marker and offers a view of the North Branch Potomac River valley to the east. The location is accessible via a path leading from U.S. Route 219 to the west.
There is no direct road access to Hoye-Crest. The best route is a hike in from a point along U.S. Route 219 just south of Silver Lake, West Virginia at . From here, one ascends Backbone Mountain along an old road and hiking trail on Monongahela National Forest property to the West Virginia-Maryland state line. The trail then heads north along the state line to the high point. Hoye-Crest sits on private property, though access is permitted.
- Outline of Maryland
- Index of Maryland-related articles
- List of U.S. states by elevation
- Backbone Mountain
- Monongahela National Forest