Bald Peak

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Bald Peak
Bald Peak of the Chehalem Mountains in Oregon.JPG
Highest point
Elevation 1624+ ft (495+ m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 1,400 feet (427 m) [1]
Coordinates 45°23′45″N 123°03′22″W / 45.3959495°N 123.0562157°W / 45.3959495; -123.0562157Coordinates: 45°23′45″N 123°03′22″W / 45.3959495°N 123.0562157°W / 45.3959495; -123.0562157[2]
Geography
Bald Peak is located in Oregon
Bald Peak
Bald Peak
Location in Oregon
Location Yamhill County, Oregon, U.S.
Parent range Chehalem Mountains
Topo map USGS Laurelwood

Bald Peak is a mountain top and highest point in the Chehalem Mountains in the Northwest area of the U.S. state of Oregon. Located in Yamhill County near the county line with Washington County, the summit at 1624+ feet (495+ m) is the highest point in the Willamette Valley. Bald Peak State Scenic Viewpoint is a 26-acre (11 ha) state park located on the peak.

Geology[edit]

The mountain range that includes the peak is composed of a single land mass that was uplifted by tectonic forces.[3] Bald Peak is both the highest part of the range and the highest point within the Willamette Valley.[3]

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