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2 Mountain Peaks to explore in Butte County

Butte County

Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments.

Bald Rock Dome
Bald Rock DomeBald Rock Dome, California 95916, USA

Bald Rock is a granite batholith located in Butte County, California, in the Plumas National Forest. it was formed from a large body of melted rocks deep in the earth's crust. The Bald Rock Pluton is two miles wide, and was formed approximately 140 million years ago. The dome rises nearly 2,000 feet above the Middle Fork Feather River and Bald Rock Canyon to an elevation of 3,509 feet above sea level. Bald Rock Dome is similar to Half Dome, in Yosemite.

Table Mountain
Table MountainTable Mountain, California 95965, USA

North Table Mountain and South Table Mountain are two prominent basaltic mesas overlooking the city of Oroville, California. In the scientific literature, both mesas are also known as North Oroville Table Mountain and South Oroville Table Mountain in order to differentiate them from the Table Mountain. They are named for their flat surface, like a tabletop; because of this it is often mistakenly called Table Top Mountain.

Map of Mountain Peaks to explore in Butte County