1.1 miles
Distance
422 ft
Climb
-68 ft
Descent
4,704 ft
High Point
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    Land Manager

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  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Tea Creek Area
    Marlinton, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #69994 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #58626 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Land Manager
    Monongahela National Forest

This short trail takes you to the highest point on the District. Once a location for a fire tower, the area is now a dense red spruce forest with a view only towards the east.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Red Spruce Knob Trail hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    354 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,341 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,341 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,695 ft
  • Grade
    5.892%
  • Grade max
    -12.921%
  • Grade min
    28.842%
  • Distance climb
    3,902 ft
  • Distance down
    1,765 ft
  • Distance flat
    338 ft
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