National Park Highpoint Trip Reports

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Acadia National Park (Maine) - Cadillac Mountain (1,528 feet)

        - the Hancock County, Maine highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image         photos

Arches National Park (Utah) - Elephant Butte (5,653 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image         photos

Badlands National Park (South Dakota) - unnamed (3,340+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Big Bend National Park (Texas) - Emory Peak (7,825 feet)

        - the Brewster County, Texas highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Biscayne National Park (Florida) - two spot elevations (9 feet)

         
tropical storm information - by John Mitchler.

        area 1         area 2         photos

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Colorado) - Poison Spring Hill (9,040 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah) - Rainbow Point (9,115 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Canyonlands National Park (Utah) - on mesa rim (7,160+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Capitol Reef National Park (Utah) - on boundary line (8,960 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Carlsbad Caverns National Park (New Mexico) - spot elevation (6,520 feet) and unnamed (6,520+ feet)

        area 1         area 2

Channel Islands National Park (California) - El Montañon (1,808 feet)

       
highpoint details - by John Mitchler.

        topo chart / aerial image

Congaree National Park (South Carolina) - unnamed (140 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Crater Lake National Park (Oregon) - Mount Scott (8,929 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ohio) - unnamed (1,170+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Death Valley National Park (California) - Telescope Peak (11,048 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Denali National Park (Alaska) - Denali (a.k.a. Mount McKinley (20,320 feet))

        - the Denali Borough, Alaska and North American highpoint

        topo chart         aerial image         photo

Dry Tortugas National Park (Florida) - on Loggerhead Key (10 feet)

       
tropical storm information - by John Mitchler.

        topo chart / aerial image

Everglades National Park (Florida) - Grossman Hammock (10+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Gates of the Arctic National Park (Alaska) - Mount Igikpak (8,276 feet)

        - the Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska highpoint

        topo chart         aerial image

Glacier National Park (Montana) - Mount Cleveland (10,466 feet)

        - the Glacier County, Montana highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Glacier Bay National Park (Alaska) - Mount Fairweather (15,300 feet)

        - the Hoonah-Angoon Borough, Alaska highpoint

        topo chart         aerial image

Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) - Lookout Tower (9,165 feet) and three points (9,160+ feet)

        area 1         area 2         area 3         area 4

Grand Teton National Park (Wyoming) - Grand Teton (13,770 feet)

        - the Teton County, Wyoming highpoint

        No trip reports have been posted.

        topo chart / aerial image

Great Basin National Park (Nevada) - Wheeler Peak (13,063 feet)

        - the White Pine County, Nevada highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Great Sand Dunes National Monument (Colorado) - liner near Mount Herard (10,520+ feet)

        Slated for National Park status in 2004.

        highpoint details - by Dave Covill.

        topo chart / aerial image         photos

Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina) - Clingmans Dome (6,643 feet)

        - the Swain County, NC, Sevier County, TN and TN state highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Guadalupe Mountains National Park (Texas) - Guadalupe Peak (8,749 feet)

        - the Culberson County and Texas state highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Haleakala National Park (Hawaii) - Red Hill (10,023 feet)

        - the Maui County, Hawaii highpoint

        topo chart         aerial image

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) - Mauna Loa (13,679 feet)

        topo chart         aerial image

Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas) - Music Mountain (1,400+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Isle Royale National Park (Michigan) - Mount Desor (1,394 feet) and two areas 1,000 feet west (1,380+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Joshua Tree National Park (California) - Quail Mountain (5,813 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Katmai National Park (Alaska) - Knife Peak on rim of Mount Griggs (7,600+ feet)

        topo chart         aerial image

Kenai Fjords National Park (Alaska) - unnamed (6,400+ feet)

        topo chart         aerial image

Kings Canyon National Park (California) - North Palisade (14,242 feet)

        - the Fresno County, California highpoint

          North Palisade: LeConte Route - by Gerry Roach.

        topo chart         aerial image         photos

        Note: acme.com lacks a map for this highpoint.
        The highpoint coordinates are NAD27 (37.0943° N, 118.5135° W).

Kobuk Valley National Park (Alaska) - Mount Angayukaqsraq (4,700+ feet)

        topo chart         aerial image

Lake Clark National Park (Alaska) - Redoubt Volcano (10,197 feet)

        - UNCLIMBED (virgin highpoint)

        No trip reports have been posted.

        topo chart         aerial image         photo

Lassen Volcanic National Park (California) - Lassen Peak (10,457 feet)

        - the Shasta County, California highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Mammoth Cave National Park (Kentucky) - five areas (920+ feet)

        area 1         area 2         area 3         area 4         area 5

Mesa Verde National Park (Colorado) - Park Point Lookout (8,571 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Mount Rainier National Park (Washington) - Mount Rainier (14,410 feet)

        - the Pierce County and Washington state highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

National Park of American Samoa (American Samoa) - Lata Mountain (3,160+ feet)

        No trip reports have been posted.

       

North Cascades National Park (Washington) - Goode Mountain (9,200+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Olympic National Park (Washington) - Mount Olympus (7,969 feet)

        - the Jefferson County, Washington highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona) - Pilot Rock (6,234 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Pinnacles National Park (California) - North Chalone Peak (3,304 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Redwood National Park (California) - unnamed (3,262 feet)

        No trip reports have been posted.

        topo chart / aerial image

Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado) - Longs Peak (14,255 feet)

        - the Boulder County, Colorado highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Saguaro National Park (Arizona) - Mica Mountain (8,664 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Sequoia National Park (California) - Mount Whitney (14,494 feet)

        - the Inyo County, Tulare County and California state highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Shenandoah National Park (Virginia) - Hawksbill (4,050 feet)

        - the Madison County and Page County, Virginia highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota) - two areas on Peck Hill (2,860+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Virgin Islands National Park (Virgin Islands) - Bordeaux Mountain (1,286 feet)

        tropical storm information - by John Mitchler.

        road map

Voyageurs National Park (Minnesota) - point at "Tower" (1,400+ feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Wind Cave National Park (South Dakota) - Rankin Ridge (5,013 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park (Alaska) - Mount Saint Elias (18,008 feet)

        - the Yakutat Borough, Alaska highpoint

        No trip reports have been posted.

        topo chart         aerial image

Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming) - Eagle Peak (11,367 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image

Yosemite National Park (California) - Mount Lyell (13,114 feet)

        - the Tuolumne County, California highpoint

        topo chart / aerial image

Zion National Park (Utah) - Horse Ranch Mountain (8,726 feet)

        topo chart / aerial image


Disclaimer

Attempting to reach some of the points listed in this web site can be dangerous, and could lead to accidents resulting in injury or death. Some of the summits lie in rugged and isolated regions, where even minor mishaps can escalate into a life threatening crisis. Other locations lie on private property, military bases, and other areas where access is restricted. Trespassing in these areas can result in being arrested, shot at, or worse. Right of access to these areas is constantly changing, and access in the past does not guarantee present access. By use of this web page, the reader hereby releases the trip report authors, trip report compiler, and webmaster from liability for any injury, including but not limited to monetary loss, death, and other damages that might in any way be connected with this web site.

FAIR WARNING: These are "armchair mountaineer" articles, an offering for amusement, not action. Many of these peaks are potentially life threatening, or are on private property. Adequate mountaineer training and/or owner's permission are required if you choose to pursue this list. The authors cited on this page accept no responsibility for injury, or any liability related to these route descriptions.