View from Whitetop of Buzzard Rock and Beech Mountain.
|Elevation||5520+ feet (1682+ m)|
|Prominence||1,040 ft (317 m)|
|Location||Grayson / Smyth / Washington counties, Virginia, U.S.|
|Range||Appalachian Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Whitetop Mountain|
Whitetop Mountain is the second highest mountain in the U.S. state of Virginia, after nearby Mount Rogers. It is located at the juncture of Grayson, Smyth, and Washington Counties in the state of Virginia. Whitetop was the location of the White Top Folk Festival from 1932 to 1939, with the exception of 1937. The mountain is also unique for the fact that it represents an ecological "island" of flora and fauna commonly found much further north than Virginia, such as old growth red spruce and other northern softwoods.
- "Whitetop Mountain, Virginia". Peakbagger.com.
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