Schaefer Head

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Schaefer Head
The Head 1.jpg
Schaefer Head as seen from Blue Knob
Highest point
Elevation2,950 ft (900 m)
Prominence602 ft (183 m)
LocationBlair County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parent rangeAllegheny Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Blue Knob (PA) Quadrangle

Schaefer Head is a 2,950 feet (899 m) mountain in the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania. It is one of the peaks that make up the Blue Knob massif, an isolated group of mountains that stand apart from the Allegheny Front. Schaefer Head is the third highest of these peaks behind Blue Knob 3,146  feet (959 m),and Herman Point 3,034 feet (925 m). Schaefer Head is also the highest point in Blair County.

Shaefer Head is conspicuous because of its cone shaped profile. There are no roads to the summit and the only way to the top is to bushwhack.


  • "Latitude and Longitude from TopoQuest".

Coordinates: 40°19′21″N 78°33′35″W / 40.32263°N 78.55983°W / 40.32263; -78.55983