McAfee Knob is a geological feature with an elevation of 3,197 feet (974 m) above sea level, located on Catawba mountain in Catawba, Virginia, United States. It is named for a Scotch-Irish 18th-century settler. Considered to be among the most iconic points along the Appalachian Trail, the vista offers panoramic views of the Catawba Valley, 1,600 feet (490 m) below.By using our Catawba online tour builder, you can arrange your visit to McAfees Knob and other attractions in Catawba.
McAfees Knob reviews
Though this was the longest of the 3 hikes we did (The Triple Crown of VA), I thought it was the easiest. Perfect hiking weather, leaves turning, scenery was breathtaking especially at the top. more »
My daughter and I took the moderate/strenuous Appalachian Trail route to McAfees Knob, then took the easy/moderate Fire Road trail back. Even taking the 2 separate trails, it was still 8 miles round.... more »
A beautiful hike to the ledge! Moderate climb upgrade. Downhill on the way back. Awesome view once you've there.
Amazing hike but make sure you bring food and WATER. I went with my mom and sister and we had an amazing time
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