West Virginia’s Cacapon Mountain Is One Of The Best Hiking Summits for Viewing Multiple States

Some of the most amazing views in the world can be found on West Virginia’s Cacapon Mountain, according to National Geographic, and we know it’s true. Here’s the rundown on three ways to access Cacapon Mountain’s amazing views, which reach all the way to Pennsylvania on a clear day.

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I’m not the only one who loves the views from the summit: George Washington was a frequent visitor to Prospect Rock as well, purportedly to indulge his interest in the prospect of westward expansion.

Have you taken in the expansive views from Cacapon Mountain? Learn more about accessing Cacapon Mountain Overlook here (note the fire road trail that continues on along the summit past Cacapon State Park) or Prospect Overlook here. Oh, and while you’re at it, be sure to enjoy the other amenities Cacapon State Park has to offer!

Address: Cacapon Mountain Overlook, Gainesboro, VA 22625, USA
Address: Prospect Rock, 1, WV 25411, USA
Address: 3299 Cacapon Rd, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, USA
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January 01, 1970

Cross Posting: Views of West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania

Address: Cacapon Mountain Overlook, Gainesboro, VA 22625, USA
Address: Prospect Rock, 1, WV 25411, USA
Address: 3299 Cacapon Rd, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, USA