Manassas Gap is a wind gap of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the border of
County and Warren County in Virginia.
an elevation of 887 feet above sea level, it is the lowest crossing
of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the state.
The Manassas Gap Railroad
completed through this pass in 1854, and today, the tracks form a
part of the Norfolk Southern
system. VA Route 55
and Interstate 66
also pass through Manassas Gap.
In addition the north-south Appalachian Trail
crosses the gap as
independent cities of Manassas and Manassas Park derived their names from the railroad which was
built through Manassas Gap.