Whitetop Mountain, Mouth of Wilson

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#69 of 71 in Nature in Virginia
Whitetop Mountain is the second highest mountain in the U.S. state of Virginia, after nearby Mount Rogers. It is located at the juncture of Grayson, Smyth, and Washington Counties in the state of Virginia. Whitetop was the location of the White Top Folk Festival from 1932 to 1939, with the exception of 1937. The mountain is also unique for the fact that it represents an ecological "island" of flora and fauna commonly found much further north than Virginia, such as old growth red spruce and other northern softwoods.
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  • After hiking Mt. Rogers earlier in the day, we decided to drive to the top of Whitetop to see the views while being lazy. They were amazing! We were in awe of the beauty that you can see from your car...  more »
  • Whitetop mountain is the highest point in Virginia that you can drive to Mt Rogers is the highest point in Virginia but you are unable to drive to the top You can see Virginia, North Carolina and Tenn...  more »
  • Be thankful you can drive up this mountain for us old folks lol. It's a fabulous view and just amazing countryside. It's a nice drive through the country to get there and a few nice places to stop and...  more »

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