List of Sierra Nevada topics

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This is a list of Sierra Nevada topics, about the Sierra Nevada of California, USA. Please see Sierra Nevada for alternative meanings. See also: Bibliography of the Sierra Nevada (U.S.) for further reading.

Principal Mountains[edit]

List of mountains over 14,000 ft (4250 m) with 300 ft (90 m) of prominence:[1]

Kaweah peaks and Triple Divide Peak, part of the Great Western Divide, from the west.

Other notable peaks:


Counties in the Sierra[edit]

Sonora Peak, highest point in Alpine County

The Carson Range (often considered part of the Sierra) extends into Nevada:

Principal rivers[edit]

The headwaters of the San Joaquin River

Prominent Lakes[edit]

Mono Lake as seen from Mount Dana.

Other natural features[edit]

Hetch Hetchy Valley

See also: List of Yosemite waterfalls

National parks and monuments[edit]

Yosemite National Park

North to south:

Eastern side of the Sierra:

National forests[edit]

Wilderness areas[edit]

Mount Ritter and Banner Peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

A total of over 3,726,000 acres (15,080 km2) in 26 separate areas[2]

State Parks[edit]


Bodie State Historic Park


Trails and routes[edit]

Mountain passes[edit]

View from Forester Pass

People related to the Sierra Nevada[edit]

John Muir

Relevant list articles[edit]


  1. ^ "California 13,500-foot Peaks".
  2. ^ "Wilderness Areas in the Sierra Nevada". Retrieved 2017-09-27.