Apple Orchard Mountain


Apple Orchard Mountain

Infobox Mountain
Name = Apple Orchard Mountain
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Elevation = 4,225 feet (1,288 m)
Location = Virginia, United States
Range = Blue Ridge Mountains
Prominence = 2,835 ft (864 m) [ [http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=7687 Peakbagger] ]
Coordinates = coord|37|31|03|N|79|30|38|W|type:mountain_region:US
Topographic
USGS Apple Orchard Mountain
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Age =
First ascent=Prehistoric
Easiest route=Hike

Apple Orchard Mountain is the highest point along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, United States. Located in Jefferson National Forest, Apple Orchard Mountain is the county highpoint for both Bedford County and Botetourt County, Virginia. It is also the most topographically prominent mountain in the state. [ [http://www.peakware.com/peaks.html?pk=2225 Apple Orchard Mountain] ] The summit is open, and an FAA radar stands nearby. This radar makes the mountain recognizable from miles away.

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