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Mount Mitchell State Park

Mount Mitchell State Park
Mount Mitchell State Park

Mount Mitchell, located within Mount Mitchell State Park, is the highest mountain in the eastern half of the United States at 6,684 feet. The site supports the most extensive stand of Fraser fir remaining in the country.

Location: Yancey County, NC

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 1,410

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012