Extreme Geography Virginia has the elevation extremes

High elevation

Mount Rogers     


The highest elevation in Virginia is Mount Rogers


     36°39’35.3″N 81°32’40.4″W

     36.659817, -81.544552


       Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in Smyth County Virginia.



There are dozens of potential hiking routes, depending on your starting point and expectations. The possibilities are too many to list here. Many hikers start at Grayson Highlands State Park. Use your favorite hiking apps and map resources to carefully plan your route. Expect a minimum of 9 miles with and elevation gain of 1500 feet.


Lowest elevation

Sea level    


The lowest elevation is sea level

Location and Access

You have many choices! Anywhere along the   Atlantic Ocean or the Chesapeake Bay!



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