Patrick County High Point Trip Report

Rocky Knob

Date: November 29, 2002
Author: Ken Oeser

We got to the parking lot just after dark. This parking lot is at The Saddle, just north of Rocky Knob picnic area, and just south of Rocky Knob Campground. We used our handy key-lights to hike up the trail from the parking area. I walked the entire ridge on top until headed down again, and agree that the highest knob is not far past the shelter on the trail. I hiked on in search of higher ground, but we also touched some other high rocks along the top of the trail. I didn't see the view mentioned in the trip report, but can report seeing house lights almost vertically below me, way down, so there must be an impressive cliff here. We then hiked back to the car and noted that we had the whole trail and parking lot to ourselves our entire hike.