Visiting Mount Davis: The Tallest Mountain in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania is home to many mountains and rolling hills, but have you ever wonder what is the highest point in Pennsylvania?

Mount Davis in PA’s Somerset County has the distinction of being the tallest mountain in Pennsylvania. The peak of the mountain is in Forbes State Forest about four and half miles north of the Maryland border.

It sits along a 30-mile ridgeline known as Negro Mountain (Note: Maybe we should think about changing that name one of these days).

Amazingly, at a mere 3,213 feet above sea level, the peak of Mount Davis is actually at a lower elevation than the lowest point in the entire state of Colorado. Still, visiting the peak of Mount Davis offers not only the chance to visit the highest point in PA, but also offers great views and some nice hiking.

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