Elk Hill (Pennsylvania) facts for kids
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View from the North Knob of Elk Mountain
|Elevation||2,693 ft (821 m)|
|Location||Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Parent range||Appalachian Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Clifford(PA) Quadrangle|
Elk Hill, also known as North Knob at its highest point or Elk Mountain, is a mountain in Herrick Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It is the highest peak in eastern Pennsylvania, east of the Susquehanna River, as well as the highest peak on the Allegheny Plateau. Elk Hill rises conspicuously above the surrounding landscape. The mountain actually has two peaks; the main summit of North Knob is 2,693 feet (821 m), and the lower summit known as South Knob is 2,602 feet (793 m). It is home to Elk Mountain Ski Area which has a 1,000 feet (305 m) vertical drop and 27 ski trails.
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