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Title Waterrock Knob
Date December 1973
Description Scenic view from Waterrock Knob. Photo taken by Robert G. Bruce in December 1973 at milepost 451.2.
Commentary Waterrock Knob is located along Section 2X of the Blue Ridge Parkway between Jackson and Haywood Counties. It is the highest peak in the Plott Balsams range with an elevation of 6,292 feet (1,918 meters.) A hiking trail leads to its summit, where there is a visitors center.
Location Location Name: Waterrock Knob
Parkway Milepost: 451.0
Latitude: 35.4642681
Longitude: -83.1376431
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Haywood County (N.C.)
Jackson County (N.C.)
Waterrock Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway