US State High Points

The 50 highest points in each of the 50 US states. Includes both famous peaks and obscure points of highest elevation. It ranges from mighty Denali in Alaska (20,320 ft) to tiny Britton Hill in Florida (345 ft). The Highpointers Club, founded by Jakk Longacre in 1986, focuses on completion of this list.




  • Denali

    20,320 ft / 6,194 m • 21 claims • Alaska, United States

    Denali (at one point known as Mount McKinley) in Alaska is a monumentally prolific mountain and the centerpiece of Denali National Park. Not only is Denali the highest mou...

  • Mount Whitney

    14,505 ft / 4,421 m • 276 claims • California, United States

    Mount Whitney is the highest summit in the contiguous US, and amazingly lies just 76 miles west of the lowest point in North America at Badwater in Death Valley National Pa...

  • Mount Elbert

    14,440 ft / 4,401 m • 166 claims • Colorado, United States

    Mount Elbert is the highest Colorado 14er and the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains, yet the summit has been reached by Jeep and also mountain bike. There are three main ...

  • Mount Rainier

    14,411 ft / 4,392 m • 138 claims • Washington, United States

    Mount Rainier is the most prominent mountain in the contiguous U.S. In fact, Mount Rainier's topographic prominence of 13,211 feet is greater than that of K2 (13,189 feet)....

  • Gannett Peak

    13,809 ft / 4,209 m • 10 claims • Wyoming, United States

    Gannett Peak is the highest peak in Wyoming and a classic peak bagging experience in the heart of the stunning Wind River Range. Although not as famous as the slightly low...

  • Mauna Kea

    13,796 ft / 4,205 m • 28 claims • Hawaii, United States

    Mauna Kea is a 13,796 ft / 4,205 m mountain peak in the Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain Range in Hawaii, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest ...

  • Kings Peak

    13,520 ft / 4,121 m • 30 claims • Utah, United States

    Kings Peak is the highest peak in Utah. It lies just south of the spine of the central Uinta Mountains and is located in the High Uintas Wilderness. There are three popula...

  • Wheeler Peak

    13,161 ft / 4,011 m • 49 claims • New Mexico, United States

    Wheeler Peak is the highest peak in the state of New Mexico. It lies in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southernmost subrange of the Rocky Mountains, in the Wheeler Pea...

  • Boundary Peak

    13,147 ft / 4,007 m • 30 claims • Nevada, United States

    Boundary Peak is the highest peak in Nevada. It is only about half a mile (1 km) from the California border. Montgomery Peak at 13,441 feet (4,097 m) is located just across...

  • Granite Peak

    12,799 ft / 3,901 m • 11 claims • Montana, United States

    Granite Peak is the highest peak in Montana and one of the most difficult U.S. state highpoint ascents due to technical climbing, poor weather, and route finding. It was th...

  • Borah Peak

    12,662 ft / 3,859 m • 34 claims • Idaho, United States

    Borah Peak is a 12,662 ft / 3,859 m mountain peak in the Lost River Range in Idaho, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Idaho and...

  • Humphreys Peak

    12,633 ft / 3,851 m • 59 claims • Arizona, United States

    Humphreys Peak is the highest peak in Arizona. It is the highest of a group of extinct volcanic peaks known as the San Francisco Peaks. The summit can be most easily reach...

  • Mount Hood

    11,249 ft / 3,429 m • 49 claims • Oregon, United States

    Mount Hood is the highest mountain in Oregon and the fourth highest in the Cascade Range. It is a stratovolcano and is considered the Oregon volcano most likely to erupt. ...

  • Guadalupe Peak

    8,751 ft / 2,667 m • 53 claims • Texas, United States

    Guadalupe Peak is the highest peak in Texas. It is located in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, part of the Guadalupe Mountains range in southeastern New Mexico and West T...

  • Harney Peak

    7,244 ft / 2,208 m • 47 claims • South Dakota, United States

    Harney Peak is the highest peak in South Dakota. It is also the highest summit in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Harney Peak is located within the Black El...

  • Mount Mitchell

    6,683 ft / 2,037 m • 76 claims • North Carolina, United States

    Mount Mitchell is the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in the eastern United States. It was the highest point in any state of the United State...

  • Clingmans Dome

    6,643 ft / 2,025 m • 96 claims • Tennessee, United States

    Clingmans Dome is the highest mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest point in Tennessee, and the highest point along the Appalachian Trail. Clingmans Dome is cu...

  • Mount Washington

    6,288 ft / 1,917 m • 503 claims • New Hampshire, United States

    Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern US and the most prominent peak in the Eastern US. It is famous for its dangerously erratic weather - be prepared fo...

  • Mount Rogers

    5,729 ft / 1,746 m • 38 claims • Virginia, United States

    Mount Rogers is the highest point in Virginia. The summit is most easily accessed from Grayson Highlands State Park by following the Appalachian Trail southbound for 3.5 m...

  • Panorama Point

    5,424 ft / 1,653 m • 23 claims • Nebraska, United States

    Panorama Point is the highest point in Nebraska. Despite its name and elevation, Panorama Point is not a mountain or a hill; it is merely a low rise on the High Plains. A ...