List of highest points in California by county

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This is a list of highest points in the U.S. state of California, in alphabetical order by county.

County Name Height
feet / m
Notes
Alameda Discovery Peak 3,840+ / 1,170+
Alpine Sonora Peak 11,459 / 3,493
Amador Thunder Mountain 9,410 / 2,868
Butte Butte County High Point, California 7,120+ / 2,170+
Calaveras Corral Ridge 8,170 / 2,490
Colusa Snow Mountain East 7,055 / 2,150  NAVD 88
Contra Costa Mount Diablo 3,849 / 1,173
Del Norte Bear Mountain 6,400+ / 1,951+
El Dorado Freel Peak 10,886 / 3,318  NAVD 88
Fresno North Palisade 14,248 / 4,343  NAVD 88
Glenn Black Butte 7,455 / 2,272  NAVD 88
Humboldt Salmon Mountain 6,956 / 2,120
Imperial Blue Angels Peak 4,552 / 1,387  NAVD 88
Inyo Mount Whitney 14,505 / 4,421  NAVD 88
Kern Sawmill Mountain 8,818 / 2,688
Kings Table Mountain 3,473 / 1,059
Lake Snow Mountain East 7,055 / 2,150  NAVD 88
Lassen Hat Mountain 8,737 / 2,663
Los Angeles Mount San Antonio (Mount Baldy) 10,068 / 3,069  NAVD 88
Madera Mount Ritter 13,149 / 4,008  NAVD 88
Marin Mount Tamalpais 2,571 / 784
Mariposa Parsons Peak Ridge 12,153 / 3,704  NAVD 88
Mendocino Anthony Peak 6,960 / 2,121  NAVD 88
Merced Laveaga Peak 3,804 / 1,159  NAVD 88
Modoc Eagle Peak 9,892 / 3,015
Mono White Mountain Peak 14,252 / 4,344  NAVD 88
Monterey Junipero Serra Peak 5,862 / 1,787
Napa Mount St. Helena East 4,200+ / 1,280+
Nevada Mount Lola 9,148 / 2,788
Orange Santiago Peak (part of the Saddleback) 5,689 / 1,734  NAVD 88
Placer West ridge of Mount Baldy 9,040+ / 2,755+
Plumas Mount Ingalls 8,372 / 2,552
Riverside San Jacinto Peak 10,834 / 3,302  NAVD 88
Sacramento Carpenter Hill 828 / 252
San Benito San Benito Mountain 5,241 / 1,597
San Bernardino San Gorgonio Mountain (Old Grayback) 11,503 / 3,506  NAVD 88
San Diego Hot Springs Mountain 6,533 / 1,991
San Francisco Mount Davidson 927 / 283
San Joaquin Mount Boardman North 3,626 / 1,105
San Luis Obispo Caliente Mountain 5,106 / 1,556
San Mateo Long Ridge 2,600+ / 792+
Santa Barbara Big Pine Mountain 6,820 / 2,073+
Santa Clara Mount Hamilton (Copernicus Peak) 4,360+ / 1,329+
Santa Cruz Mount Bielawski 3,231 / 985
Shasta Lassen Peak 10,457 / 3,187
Sierra Mount Lola North 8,844 / 2,696
Siskiyou Mount Shasta 14,179 / 4,322  NAVD 88
Solano Mount Vaca 2,819 / 859
Sonoma Cobb Mountain (Southwest Peak) 4,480+ / 1,366+
Stanislaus Mount Stakes 3,804 / 1,159
Sutter South Butte 2,120+ / 646+
Tehama Brokeoff Mountain 9,235 / 2,815
Trinity Mount Eddy 9,025 / 2,751
Tulare Mount Whitney 14,505 / 4,421  NAVD 88
Tuolumne Mount Lyell 13,120 / 3,999  NAVD 88
Ventura Mount Pinos 8,831 / 2,692
Yolo Little Blue Peak 3,120+ / 951
Yuba Sugar Pine Peak 4,825+ / 1,471+

References[edit]

  • Suttle, Gary. California County Summits. Berkeley, Ca.: Wilderness Press, 1994.