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Whitetop Mountain Observation Site

VA,WV,KY US Forest Service

Whitetop Mountain Observation Site

Whitetop Mountain is the second highest mountain is Virginia and offers the highest navigable road in the state which leads to a summit of 5525 feet. The summit provides panoramic views of three states...[more]

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Directions

From 1-81:  Take Exit 35 at Chilhowie, Virginia and take State Route 762 (Whitetop Road) past Hardees.  Follow SR 762 for about 3.7 miles and go straight through a 4 way intersection (blinking yellow light) onto St. Clairs Creek Road and follow this road for about 4.1 miles to Whitetop Road.  Take a left onto Whitetop Road and go about 6 miles.  Take a right onto FS 89 to go up to the top of Whitetop Mountain.

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  • HIKING HIKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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