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This Epic Mountain In Maryland Will Drop Your Jaw

Maryland has dozens of mountains, all of which are excellent for hiking and for viewing towns below from stunning overlooks. There is one mountain in particular however, that is extra special.¬†Backbone Mountain is Maryland’s highest point. Located in Garrett County, it’s an amazing mountain adventure from start to finish. If you’re looking for an epic, nature-infused day trip, consider heading to Backbone Mountain.

There are some folks who fancy themselves as highpointers, those who visit all 50 of the highest points in each US state. Conquer Backbone Mountain, and you only have 49 more to go.

Beginning of trail located at: Hoye-Crest Eglon, West Virginia, 26716

Jamie Alvarenga
Jamie Alvarenga is a freelance writer and editor living in Maryland. She's a habitual coffee drinker and photo blinker.