— The Crooked Road — Virginia's Heritage Music Trail —Whitetop, Mt. Rogers. Visible at great distances, Whitetop Mountain was known as the "Meadow Mountain" in colonial times. With a climate similar to southern Canada, this beloved mountain is Virginia's second highest peak and immediately adjacent is Mount Rogers, the highest peak in the state. The Whitetop community hosts three annual festivals: the Mountain Maple Festival, the Sorghum Molasses Festival, and the Ramp Festival, devoted to consuming the odoriferous ramp, a form of wild garlic. This is also a favorite region for outdoor recreation. There are numerous trails for horseback riders, mountain bikers, and hikers, one of which is The Appalachian Trail. The summit of Whitetop is accessible by automobile and offers scenic views and picnic settings.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 446270 N 4052400|
|Decimal Degrees||36.61561667, -81.60085000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 36.937', W 81° 36.051'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 36' 56.22" N, 81° 36' 3.06" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16164 Highlands Pkwy, Whitetop VA 24292, US|
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