Celo Knob

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Celo Knob
Young's Peak
Celo Knob from Three Knobs Overlook, October 2016.jpg
Celo Knob viewed from Three Knobs Overlook
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Yancey
Elevation 6,327 ft (1,928.5 m)
Prominence 647 ft (197.2 m) [1]
Coordinates 35°51′08″N 82°14′55″W / 35.85222°N 82.24861°W / 35.85222; -82.24861Coordinates: 35°51′08″N 82°14′55″W / 35.85222°N 82.24861°W / 35.85222; -82.24861
Area 3,800 acres (1,500 ha)
Management Pisgah National Forest
Owner USDA Forest Service
Easiest access Hike
Topo map USGS Celo 35082-G2 1:24,000
Nearest city Burnsville, North Carolina
Location of Celo Knob in North Carolina.

Celo Knob is the northern most major peak in the Black Mountains of western North Carolina. It is located just north of Mount Mitchell State Park in the Pisgah National Forest. It is the first peak encountered while hiking the Black Mountain Crest Trail from Bowlens Creek. The trail passes to the southwest of the summit, which can be reached by various herd paths.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Celo Knob, North Carolina". Peakbagger.com. 2008-07-08. 

External links[edit]

Celo Knob At Sunset