|Elevation||9,334 ft (2,845 m) |
|Location||Yellowstone National Park, Park County, Wyoming|
|Parent range||Washburn Range|
|Topo map||Cook Peak|
Folsom Peak el. 9,334 feet (2,845 m) is a mountain peak in the Washburn Range of Yellowstone National Park. The peak was named in 1895 by geologist Arnold Hague to honor David E. Folsom, a member of the Cook–Folsom–Peterson Expedition of 1869. Folsom, Peterson and Cook were some of the 1st explorers of the Yellowstone region to publish their exploration.
- "Folsom Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 128.
- Whittlesey, Lee (1996). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. p. 108. ISBN 1-59971-716-6.