Castle Dome (butte)
Castle Dome butte above the Castle Dome mining district
(Lower Colorado River Valley)
|Borders on||Castle Dome Plain (SW)
and King Valley (NE)
|Location||Castle Dome Mountains|
|Highest point||Castle Dome|
|- elevation||3,788 ft (1,155 m)|
|Topo map||USGS Castle Dome Peak|
The butte lies approximately 22 miles (35 km) east of the historical Castle Dome Landing of the Colorado River (site submerged by the Imperial Reservoir). It is located above and east of US Route 95 and the Castle Dome mining district.
Castle Dome is noteworthy for its recreational use for day hiking. It is also often coated in winter or spring snowstorms as a white landform, with its loss of white being determined by season and duration of storm temperatures. Castle Dome's height is 3,788 feet (1,155 m).
Mining and minerals
Trails and unimproved road trails
Some of the local trails are: King Valley Road, McPherson Pass Trail, Big Eye Wash Trail, Castle Dome Mountains, and Kofa Queen Canyon Trail.
- Trigo Mts, Arizona–California, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1986
- Arizona Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 4th ed., 2001, p. 54
- Castle Dome District, Castle Dome Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA, Mindat.org
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