Stargazing at Spruce Knob

#2 in the Ultimate Outdoor Throwdown

With some of the darkest skies east of the Mississippi, Spruce Knob (the highest point in the Mountain State) is a stargazing central. The Mountain Center Observatory makes it easy to spot planets, stars and galaxies.

A hiker’s paradise, Spruce Knob is home to one of the top 5 “best backpacking routes in the Mid-Atlantic,” according to Hiking Upward.

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