Big Schloss Star Trails, George Washington National Forest, Virginia
Located in the George Washington National Forest, Big Schloss provides excellent views of the surrounding valleys. Big Schloss is located on the border of Virginia and West Virginia, but the summit is in Virginia. Schloss is a German word for castle, referring to the rocks at the summit. At night, Big Schloss provides excellent views of the night sky. The elevation of Big Schloss is 2,964 feet and the hike to the summit is only 4.4 miles, with an elevation change of 1,000 feet.
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