Shenandoah-Middle Section

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointHawksbill (4050 ft/1234 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area748 sq mi / 1,936 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent31 mi / 50 km North-South
39 mi / 63 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 27' N; 78° 16' W
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Map of Shenandoah-Middle Section
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Shenandoah-Middle Section.
Northern Blue RidgeLevel 4 (Parent)
         South Mountain-CatoctinLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Virginia Blue RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shenandoah-North SectionLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shenandoah-Middle SectionLevel 5
         Shenandoah-South SectionLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Central Virginia Blue RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Shenandoah-Middle Section

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
2.Stony Man40111223 
4.The Pinnacle37301137 
6.Blackrock Summit3720+1134+ 
7.Cat Knob3680+1122+ 
8.Bettys Rock3680+1122+ 
9.Bearfence Mountain3560+1085+ 
10.Pollock Knob35601085 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Shenandoah-Middle Section

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Hawksbill is the peak on the left side of the photo, taken from the Crescent Rock Overlook on Skyline Drive (2015-06-18). Photo by Jared Evans.
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Old Rag Mountain
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Old Rag Mountain partially covered in clouds, taken from the northwest on Skyline Drive (2015-04-03). Photo by Chris Calabrese.
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