Shining Rock is a 6,040 ft / 1,841 m mountain peak near West Canton, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 44th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 19252nd highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Black Balsam Knob, Tennent Mountain, Grassy Cove Top, Sam Knob, Flower Knob, and Little Sam Knob. Shining Rock belongs to the South Beyond 6000 peak list. See the Shining Rock map, 3D fly around, and the Shining Rock photos to get a better sense of the mountain.