Francis Peak

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Francis Peak
Francis Peak is located in Utah
Francis Peak

Francis Peak
Location in Utah
Highest point
Elevation 9524+ ft (2903+ m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 500 feet (152 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°01′59″N 111°50′18″W / 41.0329999°N 111.8382715°W / 41.0329999; -111.8382715Coordinates: 41°01′59″N 111°50′18″W / 41.0329999°N 111.8382715°W / 41.0329999; -111.8382715[2]
Geography
Location Davis County, Utah, U.S.
Parent range Wasatch Range
Topo map USGS Peterson

Francis Peak- Elevation 9,560 feet, 2,913.88 meters. Named in honor of an early pioneer, Esther Charlotte Emily Weisbrodt Francis,[3] who contributed to the colonization of the Morgan Valley in Morgan county in Utah. One of the taller peaks of the Wasatch Range, Francis Peak is located on the border between Morgan and Davis counties, approximately 18 miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah.

The summit is accessible by hiking, biking, recreational vehicles, and automobile. Automobiles can access the peak via Skyline Drive in Bountiful, Utah and Farmington Canyon Road in Farmington, Utah. Camping sites, trails, small ponds, wildlife and great vistas are part of this rugged natural setting.

Panoramic view Great Salt Lake from Francis Peak

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