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Spruce Knob, Riverton

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Spruce Knob, at 4,863 feet (1,482 m), is the highest point in the state of West Virginia and the summit of Spruce Mountain, the highest peak in the Allegheny Mountains.
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  • Smooth drive to the parking area and a short walk from there towards the lookout tower. The tower is good and offers some good views but be sure to explore some of the trails that are close by. The...  more »
  • It wasn't too bad of a trip up the 4500 ft mountain-----and cool to climb the 2 flights to the top of the tower----------but as others have mentioned--it's a sham they have this great place but very.....  more »
  • Definitely not a bad spot, pretty good views. Wish the observation tower was a little taller, felt like the trees have outgrown it. The walking trail made up for it though, good views there. Definitely a good spot.
  • Beautiful Views, Clean walking paths. Restroom facilities could have used a good cleaning, but other than that...It is amazingly beautiful up there.

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