Thompson Peak (Arizona)

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Thompson Peak
Thompson Peak McDowell Mountains.jpg
Thompson Peak, McDowell Mountains
Elevation 3,982 ft (1,214 m) NGVD 29[1]
Location Maricopa County, Arizona, U.S.
Range McDowell Mountains
Coordinates 33°38′39″N 111°48′44″W / 33.6442093°N 111.8120864°W / 33.6442093; -111.8120864Coordinates: 33°38′39″N 111°48′44″W / 33.6442093°N 111.8120864°W / 33.6442093; -111.8120864[2]
Topo map USGS McDowell Peak

Thompson Peak is located in the McDowell Mountains, the summit being 20 miles (32 km) to the northeast of Phoenix, Arizona. Its height is 3,982 feet (1,214 m). Thompson Peak has amateur and Maricopa County government radio towers on the summit, accessible via a service road from Fountain Hills.[3]


  1. ^ "Thompson Peak". Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  2. ^ "Thompson Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  3. ^ "Thompson Peak". Retrieved 2014-02-09. 

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