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 Elkins. Spruce Knob lies at an elevation of 4,863 feet (1,482 metres) at the southern end of Spruce Mountain, a ridge extending northeast-southwest along the western edge of Pendleton county. The peak, accessible by road from nearby Judy Gap, is within Monongahela National Forest and is one of the focal points of Spruce Knob–Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area within the national forest. The recreation area, established in 1965, has an area of about 156 square miles (405 square km) and is a noted destination for rock climbing.

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