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Red Spruce Knob

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Short, family-oriented trail to location of former fire tower.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

1.9

KM

85%

Runnable

4,695' 1,431 m

High

4,344' 1,324 m

Low

375' 114 m

Up

34' 10 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

26%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Short out-and-back trail with small loop at far end through high elevation red spruce forest typical of the area. There is one small overlook along the loop, but the real star of this run is the vibrant, mossy forest floor.

Flora & Fauna

Red Spruce and many mosses.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jeff Monroe

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#123

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Trail through mossy undergrowth.
Aug 23, 2020 near Marlinton, WV
Trees grow out of rocks along the trail.
Aug 23, 2020 near Marlinton, WV

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