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Dorsey Knob
Dorsey Knob is located in West Virginia
Dorsey Knob
Dorsey Knob
Location in West Virginia
Highest point
Elevation 1,398 ft (426 m)
Location Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
Access drive-up via US 119.svg US 119

Dorsey Knob is a mountain summit located off U.S. Route 119 at the southern edge of Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States. Dorsey Knob is contained within a park spanning 71 acres (29 ha) that features the mountain's landmark Sky Rock (also referred to as Dorsey Knob). The top of Sky Rock is at an altitude of 1,398 feet (426 m), rising nearly 600 feet (180 m) above the surrounding landscape. It overlooks the Monongahela River and the Appalachian Mountains. Also located in the park is Dorsey's Knob Lodge, operated by Boparc, Morgantown's municipal park authority.

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