Knob Mountain

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For the mountain in Beaverhead County, Montana, see List of mountains in Beaverhead County, Montana. For the mountain in Pennsylvania, see Knob Mountain (Pennsylvania).
Knob Mountain
Knob Mountain.jpg
View of Knob Mountain from Skyline Drive
Elevation 2,671 ft (814 m)
Location
Location Page County, Virginia, U.S.
Range Blue Ridge Mountains
Coordinates 38°44′04″N 78°20′41″W / 38.73444°N 78.34472°W / 38.73444; -78.34472

Knob Mountain is a mountain in Page County, Virginia. It is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Its summit lies within Shenandoah National Park at an elevation of 2,671 ft (814 m).[1]

Geology[edit]

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Geologically speaking, the mountain is situated in the northern subprovince of the Blue Ridge Province of the Appalachian Highlands. It is part of the Crystalline Appalachians. Knob Mountain is separated from parallel Neighbor Mountain to the east by a stream known as Jeremy's Run. To the west of Knob Mountain lies the Great Appalachian Valley.

Access[edit]

Knob Mountain is accessible from the Knob Mountain Trail, which runs along much of the mountain's ridge. The closest scenic viewpoint along Skyline Drive from which to view Knob Mountain is Jeremy's Run Overlook. The nearest city is Rileyville, at 2.7 miles away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Knob Mountain Summit - Virginia Mountain Peak Information". www.mountainzone.com. Retrieved 9 October 2012.