If you happen to like scenic views however don’t wish to climb up a whole mountain to seek out one, you may wish to make a journey to Birch Knob Tower, an remark tower on Pine Mountain. Guests can drive proper up Route 611 Cumberland Mountain Scenic Drive for 2 miles to a gravel car parking zone beneath the tower. From right here, it’s a straightforward stroll to the steps that can take you proper to the overlook.
After strolling solely 100 yards —nicely, plus the 183 steps to the height—you’ll be able to look out over Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and on a transparent day, even Ohio. At an elevation of three,114 ft, Birch Knob Tower guests will really feel like they’re on high of the world.