Signal Knob

Barns and old plantation buildings among farms on a valley floor are seen from a mountain overlook.
Belle Grove from Signal Knob on Massanutten Mountain

NPS / Ann & Rob Simpson

Quick Facts

Rising 1,500 feet above the Valley floor and marking the northern end of Massanutten Mountain is Signal Knob. Used by both sides as a signal station throughout the war, this peak was crucial to the Confederate success in the Valley during the 1864 Valley campaign.

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park

Last updated: December 20, 2021