List of mountain ranges of Arizona

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Shaded relief map, Arizona.
Arizona county index map

There are 210 named mountain ranges in Arizona.This list also includes mountain ranges that are mostly in New Mexico and Sonora, Mexico, that extend into Arizona.

Alphabetical list[edit]

The southeast of Arizona, with New Mexico, northwest Chihuahua and northeast Sonora contain insular sky island mountain ranges, (the Madrean Sky Islands), or smaller subranges in association. There are also numerous Sonoran Desert ranges, or Arizona transition zone ranges. Northern and northeast Arizona also has scattered ranges throughout.

Harquahala Mountains in spring, 2009
Low clouds on the Mohawk Mountains
Navajo Mountain and Lake Powell, viewed from the north
Eagle Eye Arch in the New Water Mountains
Ocotillo below Lookout Mountain, Phoenix Mountains
A rock pillar (hoodoo) in the Santa Catalina Mountains
Misty morning in the Sierra Estrella
Wasson Peak in the Tucson Mountains
Meadow & cabin near Big Lake, White Mountains (Arizona)
  1. Agua Caliente Mountains–Yuma County and Maricopa County
  2. Agua Dulce Mountains–Pima County
  3. Aguila Mountains–Yuma County
  4. Ajo Range–Pima County
  5. Alvarez Mountains–Pima County
  6. Aquarius Mountains–Mohave County
  7. Artesa Mountains–Pima County
  8. Artillery Mountains–Mohave County
  9. Atascosa Mountains–Santa Cruz County
  10. Aubrey Hills–Mohave County
  11. Baboquivari Mountains–Pima County
  12. Batamote Mountains–Pima County
  13. Bates Mountains–Pima County
  14. Beaver Dam Mountains–Mohave County
  15. Belmont Mountains–Maricopa County
  16. Big Horn Mountains (Arizona)–Maricopa County
  17. Big Lue Mountains–Greenlee County
  18. Bill Williams Mountains–Mohave County
  19. Black Hills (Greenlee County)–Greenlee County
  20. Black Hills (Yavapai County)–Yavapai County
  21. Black Mesa (Arizona) -- (E. Navajo County & W. Apache County)
  22. Black Mountains (Arizona)–Mohave County
  23. Black Mountains (Yavapai County)–Yavapai County-(southwest county)
  24. Blackjack Mountains (Arizona)–Gila County
  25. Bradshaw Mountains–Yavapai County
  26. Brownell Mountains–Pima County
  27. Bryan Mountains–Yuma County
  28. Buck Mountains–Mohave County
  29. Buckhorn Mountains–Yavapai County
  30. Buckskin Mountains (Arizona)–La Paz County
  31. Buckskin Mountains (Arizona-Utah)–Coconino County -- (S. Kane County, Utah)
  32. Butler Mountains–Yuma County
  33. Cabeza Prieta Mountains–Yuma County
  34. Camelback Mountain– Maricopa County
  35. Canelo Hills–Santa Cruz County
  36. Carrizo Mountains–Apache County
  37. Casa Grande Mountains–Pinal County
  38. Castle Mountains–Pima County
  39. Castle Dome Mountains–Yuma County
  40. Cerbat Mountains–Mohave County
  41. Cerro Colorado Mountains–Pima County
  42. Chiricahua Mountains–Cochise County
  43. Chocolate Mountains (Arizona)–La Paz County
  44. Chuska Mountains–Apache County
  45. Cimarron Mountains–Pima County
  46. Connell Mountains–Yavapai County
  47. Copper Mountains–Yuma County
  48. Cottonwood Mountains–Mohave County
  49. Coyote Mountains (Arizona)–Pima County
  50. Crater Range–Maricopa County
  51. Crooked Mountains–Pima County
  52. Date Creek Mountains–Yavapai County
  53. Diablo Mountains (Arizona)–Pima County
  54. Dome Rock Mountains–La Paz County
  55. Dos Cabezas Mountains–Cochise County
  56. Dragoon Mountains–Cochise County
  57. Dripping Spring Mountains–Pinal County
  58. Eagletail Mountains–Maricopa County
  59. Empire Mountains–Pima County
  60. Gakolik Mountains–Pima County
  61. Galiuro Mountains–Graham County -- (SE. Pinal County)
  62. Gila Bend Mountains–Maricopa County
  63. Gila Mountains (Graham County)–Graham County
  64. Gila Mountains (Yuma County)–Yuma County
  65. Goldfield Mountains–Maricopa County
  66. Granite Mountains (Arizona)–Pima County–see also: Granite Mountain (Arizona)-(Yavapai County)
    a separate "Granite Mountain" is in s. La Paz County
  67. Granite Wash Mountains–La Paz County
  68. Grayback Mountains–Yavapai County
  69. Growler Mountains–Pima County
  70. Guadalupe Mountains (Hidalgo County)–Hidalgo County, NM - (Cochise County, AZ & Sonora, Mexico)
  71. Harcuvar Mountains–NE. La Paz County -- (SW. Yavapai County)
  72. Harquahala Mountains–E. La Paz County -- (W. Maricopa County)
  73. Hayes Mountains–Gila County
  74. Hieroglyphic Mountains–N. Maricopa County -- (some in S. Yavapai County)
  75. Hobble Mountains–Coconino County
  76. Huachuca Mountains–Cochise County
  77. Hualapai Mountains–Mohave County
  78. John the Baptist Mountains–Pima County
  79. Juniper Mountains–Yavapai County
  80. Kofa Mountains–N. Yuma County - (S. La Paz County)
  81. La Lesna Mountains–Pima County
  82. Laguna Mountains (Arizona)–Yuma County (see also: Laguna Mountains(Calif))
  83. Las Guijas Mountains–Pima County
  84. Little Ajo Mountains–Pima County
  85. Little Buckskin Mountains–La Paz County
  86. Little Dragoon Mountains–Cochise County
  87. Little Harquahala Mountains–La Paz County
  88. Little Horn Mountains–S. La Paz County -- (N. Yuma County)
  89. Little Rincon Mountains–Cochise County
  90. Lukachukai Mountains–Apache County
  91. Maricopa Mountains–Maricopa County
  92. Mazatzal Mountains–Southeast Yavapai County -- (and N. Maricopa County, W. Gila County)
  93. McAllister Range–Yavapai County
  94. McCloud Mountains–Yavapai County
  95. McCracken Mountains–Mohave County
  96. McDowell Mountains–Maricopa County
  97. Mescal Mountains–Gila County
  98. Mesquite Mountains–Pima County
  99. Middle Mountains–S. La Paz County -- (N. Yuma County)
  100. Mineral Mountains, Arizona–Pinal County
  101. Mingus Mountain, (= "Black Hills")–Yavapai County
  102. Moccasin Mountains–Mohave County -- (S. Kane County, Utah)
  103. Mohave Mountains–Mohave County
  104. Mohawk Mountains–Yuma County
  105. Mohon Mountains–Yavapai County
  106. Moquith Mountains–Mohave County
  107. Muggins Mountains–Yuma County
  108. Mule Mountains–Cochise County
  109. Music Mountains–Mohave County
  110. Mustang Mountains–Santa Cruz County
  111. Navajo Mountain, Arizona–Coconino County (mostly in Utah)
  112. Natanes Mountains–Graham County
  113. New River Mountains–Yavapai County & Maricopa County
  114. New Water Mountains–S. La Paz County -- (connected to Kofa Mountains, N. Yuma County)
  115. North Comobabi Mountains–Pima County
  116. Painted Rock Mountains–Maricopa Count
  117. Pajarito Mountains–Santa Cruz County
  118. Palo Verde Mountains–Pinal County
  119. Palomas Mountains–Yuma County
  120. Patagonia Mountains–Santa Cruz County
  121. Peacock Mountains–Mohave County
  122. Pedrogosa Mountains–Cochise County
  123. Peloncillo Mountains (Cochise County)–NE. Cochise County -- (SE. Graham County, S. Greenlee County)
    See also Peloncillo Mountains (Hidalgo County), New Mexico, also a Madrean Sky Island
  124. Perilla Mountains–Cochise County
  125. Phoenix Mountains–Maricopa County
  126. Picacho Mountains–Pinal County
  127. Pinal Mountains–Gila County
  128. Pinaleno Mountains–Graham County
  129. Plomosa Mountains–La Paz County
  130. Poachie Range–SE. Mohave County -- (SW. Yavapai County, NE. La Paz County)
  131. Pozo Redondo Mountains–Pima County
  132. Pozo Verde Mountains–Pima County
  133. Puerto Blanco Mountains–Pima County
  134. Quijotoa Mountains–Pima County
  135. Quinlan Mountains–Pima County
  136. Rawhide Mountains–Mohave County
  137. Rincon Mountains–Pima County
  138. Roskruge Mountains–Pima County
  139. Sacaton Mountains–Pinal County
  140. Salt River Mountains
  141. Salt River Mountains (Gila County)–Gila County
  142. San Cayento Mountains–Santa Cruz County
  143. San Francisco Mountains–Greenlee County
  144. San Francisco Mountains
  145. San Francisco Mountains (New Mexico)–New Mexico & Greenlee County
  146. San Francisco Peaks–Coconino County
  147. San Luis Mountains–Pima County
  148. San Tan Mountains, Arizona
  149. Santan Mountains–Pinal County
  150. Sand Tank Mountains–Maricopa County
  151. Santa Catalina Mountains–Pima County
  152. Santa Maria Mountains–Yavapai County
  153. Santa Rita Mountains–Santa Cruz County, Pima County
  154. Santa Rosa Mountains–Pima County
  155. Santa Teresa Mountains–Graham County
  156. San Tan Mountains, Arizona
  157. Santan Mountains–Pinal County
  158. Sauceda Mountains–Pima County
  159. Sawmill Mountains–Mohave County
  160. Sawtooth Mountains–Pinal County
  161. Sevenmile Mountains, Arizona-Gila County
  162. Sheridan Mountains–Pima County
  163. Sierra Ancha–Gila County
  164. Sierra Arida–Yuma County
  165. Sierra Blanca Mountains–Pima County
  166. Sierra de la Lechuguilla–Yuma County
  167. Sierra de la Nariz–Pima County
  168. Sierra de Santa Rosa–Pima County
  169. Sierra Estrella–Maricopa County
  170. Sierra Madre Occidental–Regional Western Mexico - (extension of individual ranges, along entire United States-Mexico border)
  171. Sky island/ Madrean sky islands
  172. Sierra Pinta–Yuma County
  173. Sierra Prieta–Yavapai County
  174. Sierrita Mountains–Pima County
  175. Sikort Chuapo Mountains–Pima County
  176. Silver Bell Mountains–Pima County
  177. Silver Reef Mountains–Pinal County
  178. Slate Mountains–Pinal County
  179. Sonoyta Mountains–Pima County
  180. South Comobabi Mountains–Pima County
  181. South Mountains (Arizona)–Maricopa County
  182. Suizo Mountains–Pinal County
  183. Summit Mountains–E. Greenlee County -- (W. Grant County, New Mexico)
  184. Superstition Mountains–Pinal County
  185. Swisshelm Mountains–Cochise County
  186. Table Top Mountains–Pinal County
  187. Tank Mountains–Yuma County
  188. Tat Momoli Mountains–Pinal County
  189. Tinajas Altas Mountains–Yuma County
  190. Tortilla Mountains–Pinal County
  191. Tortolita Mountains–Pima County, Pinal County
  192. Trigo Mountains–La Paz County
  193. Tucson Mountains–Pima County
  194. Tule Mountains–Yuma County
  195. Tumacacori Mountains–Santa Cruz County
  196. Tunitcha Mountains–Apache County
  197. Uinkaret Mountains–Mohave County
  198. Usery Mountains–Maricopa County
  199. Vekol Mountains–Pinal County
  200. Virgin Mountains–N. Mohave County -- (E. Clark County, Nevada)
  201. Vulture Mountains–Maricopa County
  202. Waterman Mountains–Pima County
  203. Weaver Mountains–Yavapai County
  204. West Silver Bell Mountains–Pima County
  205. Whetstone Mountains–Cochise County
  206. White Mountains (Arizona)–Apache County
  207. White Tank Mountains–Maricopa County
  208. Whitlock Mountains–Graham County
  209. Wickenburg Mountains–Yavapai County
  210. Winchester Mountains–N. Cochise County -- (they merge into S. Galiuro Mountains, Graham County)
  211. Yon Dot Mountains–Coconino County

Associated regional landforms[edit]

Apache County[edit]

Buffalo Pass, Lukachukai Mountains

Cochise County[edit]

Coconino County[edit]

San Francisco Peaks from the east

Gila County[edit]

Sierra Ancha mountains

Graham County[edit]

Pinaleno Mountains from the west

Greenlee County[edit]

La Paz County[edit]

Maricopa County[edit]

Mazatzal Mountains viewed from the east, March 2010

Camelback Mountain

Mohave County[edit]

Beaver Dam Mountains, January 2007

Navajo County[edit]

Pima County[edit]

East face of Baboquivari Peak

Pinal County[edit]

Santa Cruz County[edit]

Yavapai County[edit]

Yuma County[edit]

Kofa Mountains

New Mexico[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Sonora[edit]

See also[edit]