Apple Orchard Mountain
|Apple Orchard Mountain|
|Elevation||4,224 ft (1,287 m)|
|Prominence||2,835 ft (864 m)|
|Parent range||Blue Ridge Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Arnold Valley|
Located in Jefferson National Forest, Apple Orchard Mountain is the county highpoint for both Bedford County and Botetourt County, Virginia as well as the highest point on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. It is also the most topographically prominent mountain in the state. The summit is open, and an FAA radar stands nearby. This radar stand makes the mountain recognizable from miles away.