Trimble Knob, An Extinct Volcano In The Shenandoah Valley, Is One Of Virginia's Most Fascinating Natural Wonders
By Beth|Published May 31, 2020
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Highland County, Virginia is renowned for its abundance of natural beauty. Exploring the area, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains framed by picturesque sugar maples and lively rivers. Keep exploring and you might even stumble upon the most unique attraction of them all: an extinct volcano known as Trimble Knob. Thankfully, this volcano isn’t at risk of erupting anytime soon. Yet archeological evidence suggests that it’s among the youngest volcanoes in the U.S. Here’s more on Trimble Knob, a fascinating attraction in the Shenandoah Valley.
Have you seen Trimble Knob or Mole Hill before? If so, we’d love to hear about your experiences there! For more fascinating natural attractions in Virginia, you might be interested in taking our hidden gems road trip.
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