|Elevation||9,763 ft (2,976 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||5,139 ft (1,566 m)|
|Location||Cochise County, Arizona, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Chiricahua Peak|
|Age of rock||27 Ma|
Chiricahua Peak is the name of a 9,763 feet (2,976 m) peak located in the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona, located about 35 miles (56 km) north of the United States–Mexico border. It is the highest summit in the Chiricahua Mountains and the highest point in Cochise County.
The peak contains one of the southernmost Engelmann spruce stands in the world. There are also extensive stands of aspen on the northslope. Much of the peak was severely burned in recent times, which creates vast open views across the landscape. This includes views across the Basin and Range to Mount Lemmon, Mount Graham, and Mount Wrightson. In addition Willcox Playa is visible in the basin below.
The summit is heavily forested primarily with pines.
- List of mountains and hills of Arizona by height
- List of Ultras of the United States
- Coronado National Forest
- "Chiricahua Peak". SummitPost.org.
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