High Knob Overlook in Sullivan County is one of the most spectacular scenic vistas in all of Pennsylvania.
It also happens to be roadside, meaning almost anyone can enjoy the stunning views from this spot high above the Loyalsock State Forest.
High Knob Overlook FAQs
2,047 feet above sea level.
High Knob Overlook is located along High Knob Road, accessed from either Route 87 and Dry Run Road in the west, or from Worlds End Road in the east.
Yes – use GPS coordinates 41.44377, -76.67852.
According to the DCNR informational sign located at High Knob Overlook, you can see roughly 80% (or 90,000 acres) of the Loyalsock State Forest from this vantage point, as well as the small town of Hillsgrove.
Yes! You can catch some amazing sunsets from High Knob Overlook.
Anytime is the easy answer, but it is probably most popular in the fall when the “leaf peeping” is at its peak.
Yes! I took the following sequence of photos at High Knob Overlook during and immediately after a summer storm.
Sumner Francis McCarty, a Pennsylvania forest ranger in the area from 1930-1950.
Yes – on the north side of the High Knob Road loop you’ll pass another scenic overlook, pictured below. Although there is no “official” parking area there, there IS room to pull off to the side of the road to enjoy the view.
For directions to more awesome mountain vistas in the vicinity, be sure to check out “The 8 Best Scenic Overlooks Near Worlds End State Park“.
Another fantastic roadside attraction in the area (and you may have passed it if you came in from the west) is Dry Run Falls.
Located right along Dry Run Road, Dry Run Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Sullivan County.
If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, the waterfalls on Dutters Run are also accessed from Dry Run Road.
The hike to the waterfalls on Dutters Run incorporates parts of Dutters Trail as well as the Loyalsock Trail.
If you’re spending a few days in the area, be sure to check out 10 Must-See Waterfalls near Worlds End State Park.
And if seeing the finest waterfalls in the entire Loyalsock State Forest is on your “bucket list”, you’ll want to check out The 20 Best Waterfalls in the Loyalsock State Forest.
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