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Clarks Knob
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Clarks Knob
Highest point
Elevation 2,316 ft (706 m) NAVD 88
Clarks Knob is located in Pennsylvania
Clarks Knob
Clarks Knob
Location in Pennsylvania
Location Franklin County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parent range Blue Mountain
Topo map USGS Roxbury (PA) Quadrangle
Easiest route Drive up gravel road

Clarks Knob is a summit in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It is the highest point on Blue Mountain, the eastern front range of Pennsylvania's Ridge and Valley Appalachians region.


Clarks Knob's northeast-southwest running summit ridge forms the boundary of the Susquehanna River and Potomac River drainages. It stands over 1,600 feet (488 m) above the town of Chambersburg and the Great Appalachian Valley. This mountain is protected within the Buchanan State Forest.

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