U.S. State Highpoint Guide: 50 Highest Peaks in Each State

U.S. State Highpoint Guide: 50 Highest Peaks in Each State

Here is a table of the 50 highest peaks in each U.S. state. Below is also an interactive Google map of these highpoints and elevations.

The 50 highest points in each state are popular destinations for people who have the goal of hiking the highest elevation peaks in each of the 50 states. The toughest peak to hike is also the one with the highest elevation: Denali in Alaska. At well over 20,000 feet in elevation, Denali is also the highest point in the U.S. The highest point in the central 48 states is Mount Whitney in California at 14,498 feet.

Rank State Peak Elevation (ft.)
1 Alaska Denali 20,310
2 California Mount Whitney 14,508
3 Colorado Mount Elbert 14,433
4 Washington Mount Rainier 14,411
5 Wyoming Gannett Peak 13,804
6 Hawaii Mauna Kea 13,796
7 Utah Kings Peak 13,528
8 New Mexico Wheeler Peak 13,161
9 Nevada Boundary Peak 13,140
10 Montana Granite Peak 12,799
11 Idaho Borah Peak 12,662
12 Arizona Humphreys Peak 12,633
13 Oregon Mount Hood 11,239
14 Texas Guadalupe Peak 8,749
15 South Dakota Black Elk Peak 7,231
16 North Carolina Mount Mitchell 6,684
17 Tennessee Clingmans Dome 6,643
18 New Hampshire Mount Washington 6,288
19 Virginia Mount Rogers 5,729
20 Nebraska Panorama Point 5,426
21 New York Mount Marcy 5,344
22 Maine Katahdin 5,268
23 Oklahoma Black Mesa 4,973
24 West Virginia Spruce Knob 4,861
25 Georgia Brasstown Bald 4,784
26 Vermont Mount Mansfield 4,393
27 Kentucky Black Mountain 4,139
28 Kansas Mount Sunflower 4,039
29 South Carolina Sassafras Mountain 3,554
30 North Dakota White Butte 3,506
31 Massachusetts Mount Greylock 3,487
32 Maryland Backbone Mountain 3,360
33 Pennsylvania Mount Davis 3,213
34 Arkansas Magazine Mountain 2,753
35 Alabama Cheaha Mountain 2,405
36 Connecticut Mount Frissell-South Slope 2,372
37 Minnesota Eagle Mountain 2,301
38 Michigan Mount Arvon 1,978
39 Wisconsin Timms Hill 1,951
40 New Jersey High Point 1,803
41 Missouri Taum Sauk Mountain 1,772
42 Iowa Hawkeye Point 1,670
43 Ohio Campbell Hill 1,549
44 Indiana Hoosier Hill 1,257
45 Illinois Charles Mound 1,235
46 Rhode Island Jerimoth Hill 812
47 Mississippi Woodall Mountain 806
48 Louisiana Driskill Mountain 535
49 Delaware Ebright Azimuth 442
50 Florida Britton Hill 345

Google Map of 50 Highest Peaks in Each State



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