Yew Mountains Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointRed Spruce Knob (4703 ft/1433 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia
Area1,227 sq mi / 3,179 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent52 mi / 84 km North-South
47 mi / 76 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 10' N; 80° 31' W
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Map of Yew Mountains Area
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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 Yew Mountains Area.
Allegheny MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Central Pennsylvania Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Laurel HighlandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Canaan Valley AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shavers Fork Mountain ComplexLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Spruce Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Yew Mountains AreaLevel 5
                 Gauley MountainLevel 6 (Child)
         Southern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Yew Mountains Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Red Spruce Knob47031433Gauley Mountain
2.Red Lick Mountain46861428Gauley Mountain
3.Big Spruce Knob46731424 
4.Black Mountain4600+1402+ 
5.Gauley Mountain4600+1402+Gauley Mountain
6.Gauley Benchmark45841397Gauley Mountain
7.Peak 457245721394Gauley Mountain
8.Black Mountain Peak 455645561389 
9.Tea Creek Mountain45411384Gauley Mountain
10.Sharp Knob45321381Gauley Mountain
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Red Spruce Knob47031433Gauley Mountain

Photos of Peaks in the Yew Mountains Area

Cold Knob
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A gorgeous fall day drive on Cold Knob Road on-route to Cold Knob and Grassy Knob (2015-10-24). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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