Haw Knob

Coordinates: 35°18′34″N 84°01′36″W / 35.3095210°N 84.0265727°W / 35.3095210; -84.0265727
Haw Knob
Haw Knob from Cherohala Skyway, Sept 2019.jpg
Haw Knob from the Cherohala Skyway
Highest point
Elevation5,472 ft (1,668 m)
Prominence192 ft (59 m)
Coordinates35°18′34″N 84°01′36″W / 35.3095210°N 84.0265727°W / 35.3095210; -84.0265727[1]
LocationMonroe County, Tennessee, Graham County, North Carolina, United States
Parent rangeUnicoi Mountains
AccessBenton MacKaye Trail

Haw Knob is a mountain located in the central Unicoi Mountains in the southeastern United States. The peak is located in Monroe County, Tennessee and Graham County, North Carolina, and has an elevation of 5,472 feet (1,668 m) above mean sea level. It located near the Cherohala Skyway and is accessible via the Benton MacKaye Trail.


Haw Knob is located in the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee and the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina. The Cherohala Skyway runs along the prominence of the mountain, but the peak is only accessible via the Benton MacKaye Trail. Haw Knob also contains the highest elevation in Monroe County, Tennessee.[2]

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  1. ^ "Haw Knob". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  2. ^ "Haw Knob". Peakbagger.com. Peakbagger.com. 2004-11-01. Retrieved 2020-04-11.