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591 Mountain Peaks to explore in United States

United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

Agathla Peak
Agathla PeakAgathla Peak, Arizona 86033, USA

Agathla Peak, a 1,400 foot volvanic plug in the south of Monument Valley, Arizona. It consists of volcanic breccia cut by dikes of an unusual igneous rock called minette. It is one of many such volcanic diatremes that are found in Navajo country of northeast Arizona and northwest New Mexico. These rocks are part of the Navajo Volcanic Field, in the southern Colorado Plateau. Ages of these minettes and associated more unusual igneous rocks cluster near 25 million years.

Aguereberry Point
Aguereberry PointAguereberry Point, California 92328, USA

Aguereberry Point is a 6,300 foot peak, similar to Dantes View on the far side, 20 miles away in a direct line but 77 miles by road. Because of its westerly setting, this place is one of the best locations to photograph the valley in afternoon and around sunset. The promontory is actually 1,000 feet higher than the more famous Dante’s View vista point and provides a stunning 360 degree view of Death Valley.

Ajax Peak
Ajax PeakAjax Peak, Colorado 81435, USA

Ajax Peak is a summit in the San Miguel Mountains, which is notable for its views of the surrounding area, as well as its proximity to the town of Telluride. Ajax Peak is one of the more popular hiking destinations in the area, and the trailhead is easily accessible from Telluride. The hike to the summit is relatively short and easy, making it a great option for families. Once at the top, hikers are treated to 360 views of the San Juans, including 14ers such as Mount Sneffels and Wilson Peak.

American Peak
American PeakAmerican Peak, Colorado 81235, USA

American Peak is the 102nd highest summit in Colorado. It is an archetypal San Juan summit in the Lake City region. American Peak ranks as the 102nd-highest peak in Colorado. Due to its altitude, it receives precipitation all year, as snow in winter, and as thunderstorms in summer, with a dry period in late spring. Quiet risky trekking destination and also it offers nice views of this area.

Anderson Peak
Anderson PeakAnderson Peak, California 92305, USA

Anderson Peak is a mountain on the Mount San Gorgonio crestline in Southern California's San Gorgonio Wilderness, which is part of the San Bernardino National Forest. It is 3.2 miles from Jepson Peak. Although not above the tree line, snow tends to cover the crest from the northern hemisphere early winter until late spring.

Antora Peak
Antora PeakAntora Peak, Colorado 81155, USA

Antora Peak is a summit in the San Juan Mountains of Saguache County, Colorado. The peak is located in the Brainard Lake Recreation Area of the Arapaho National Forest. The peak is named for Antora Breedlove, one of the first settlers in the area. The peak rises to an elevation of 12,941 feet and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. There are several hiking trails that lead to the summit, and the peak is popular with climbers and mountaineers.

Apache Peak
Apache PeakApache Peak, Arizona 85602, USA

Apache Peak, is the highest peak in the Whetstone Mountains in Cochise County, Arizona. The summit, located in the Coronado National Forest, is a popular local hiking destination. It is located near the Kartchner Caverns State Park, the city of Benson, Interstate 10, and Arizona State Route 90. The summit of Apache Peak can be gained by a couple of different trails, which both involve moderately strenuous hikes with loose rocks, dense shrub, grass, cactus, succulents, and some small trees.

Apache Peak
Apache PeakApache Peak, Colorado 80466, USA

Apache Peak, is the highest peak in the Whetstone Mountains. The summit, located in the Coronado National Forest, is a popular local hiking destination. It is located near the Kartchner Caverns State Park, the city of Benson, Interstate 10, and Arizona State Route 90. Trails include the east side French Joe Canyon route and the west side Empire Ranch route.

Arrastra Mountain Wilderness
Arrastra Mountain WildernessYucca, AZ 86438, USA

The 129,800-acre Arrastra Mountain Wilderness is located in Mohave, Yavapai, and La Paz counties, 100 miles northwest of Phoenix and 70 miles southeast of Kingman. The Poachie Range, which trends northwest-southeast through the north-central portion of the wilderness, rises to almost 5,000 feet. The gradual southern slopes of the range are interrupted by several isolated volcanic plugs and numerous drainages, several of which have been deeply incised into a bright orange mudstone.

Aspen Mountain
Aspen MountainAspen Mountain, Colorado 81611, USA

Aspen Mountain is a towering mountain peak in Pitkin County, Colorado. The mountain is popular with climbers and hikers, who come to scale its heights and take in the stunning panoramic views. The mountain is also home to a ski resort, which attracts visitors from all over the world. Aspen Mountain provides a challenging climb, but the rewards are well worth it. The views from the summit are truly breathtaking, and the sense of accomplishment is unparalleled.

Atascosa Mountains
Atascosa MountainsAtascosa Mountains, Arizona 85648, USA

The Atascosa Mountains is a mountain range in western Santa Cruz County, Arizona. It is sandwiched between the larger Tumacacori Mountains to the north, and a small east–west border range to the south, the Pajarito Mountains. The highest peak is Atascosa Peak at 6,440 feet (1,963 m); adjacent to the northeast is Ramanote Peak, 6,047 feet . Pena Blanca Lake on Ruby Road, arising from the lowest elevations of Calabasas Canyon–are part of the Atascosa's southern border.

Atlantic Peak
Atlantic PeakAtlantic Peak, Colorado 80443, USA

Atlantic Peak is one of the tallest mountains in Summit County, Colorado. Standing at an impressive 12,841 feet, it is a popular destination for hikers and climbers looking to test their skills. The summit can be reached via a challenging 5.5-mile hike that gains over 4,000 feet in elevation. Along the way, hikers are treated to stunning views of the surrounding area. Wildlife is also abundant in the region, making it a great place to see some of nature's magnificent creatures up close.

Avalanche Trailhead
Avalanche TrailheadUnnamed Road, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA

The Avalanche trailhead is a major access point for the Colorado Trail near Buena Vista. This is a popular trailhead for winter recreationists and provides ample parking for the many snowmobilers who converge on the area. Weekend snowmobilers love to ride to the top of Cottonwood Pass and over the Continental Divide to Taylor Park.

Aztec Peak
Aztec PeakAztec Peak, Arizona 85554, USA

Aztec Mountain is a small pyramidal mountain over 2,000 metres high, just southwest of Maya Mountain and west of Beacon Valley in Victoria Land. It was so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition because its shape resembles the pyramidal ceremonial platforms used by the Aztec and Maya civilizations.

Badger Mountain
Badger MountainBadger Mountain, Colorado 80827, USA

Badger Mountain is a mountain located in Park County, Colorado. It has an elevation of 9,415 feet. The mountain is located within the San Isabel National Forest. The mountain is named after a type of animal called a badger. Badgers are small animals with short legs and long bodies. They are known for their digging abilities. The first recorded ascent of Badger Mountain was made by A.D. Wilson and W.A. Weed in 1869. The mountain is home to a variety of plant and animal life.

Bald Mountain
Bald MountainBald Mountain, Colorado 80424, USA

Bald Mountain is the tallest peak in Summit County, Colorado, rising to an elevation of 11,943 feet. The mountain is located in the San Isabel National Forest and is popular with hikers, campers, and climbers. There are several trails leading to the summit, and the views from the top are stunning. wildlife includes elk, deer, bighorn sheep, and mountain lions. Bald Mountain is a beautiful place to visit and spend time in nature.

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.

Baldy Bowl
Baldy Bowl Baldy Bowl Trail, California, USA

Baldy Bowl is a fluvial cirque, in the San Gabriel Mountains of the U.S. state of California, that forms much of the upper south face of Mount San Antonio. It is one of the most visited backcountry locales in the San Gabriels, and is popular with skiers, hikers, and climbers. It has a base elevation of around 8,200 ft.

Baldy Cinco
Baldy CincoBaldy Cinco, Colorado 81130, USA

Baldy Cinco is one summit in a group of four 13ers located on the north end of Snow Mesa - a vast, high altitude plateau east of Spring Creek Pass.The mountain, a thirteener, is located on the Continental Divide in the San Juan Mountains. Different areas of the slopes of Baldy Cinco lie in the Rio Grande National Forest, the La Garita Wilderness, and the Gunnison National Forest.

Map of Mountain Peaks to explore in United States