Mule Mountains (California)

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This article is about the mountain range in Riverside County, California. For the mountain range in Imperial County, California, see Little Mule Mountains. For the mountain range in Arizona, see Mule Mountains.
Mule Mountains
Mule Mountains is located in California
Mule Mountains
Mule Mountains
location of Mule Mountains in California [1]
Highest point
Elevation 378 m (1,240 ft)
Country United States
State California
District Riverside County
Range coordinates 33°30′32″N 114°49′53″W / 33.50889°N 114.83139°W / 33.50889; -114.83139Coordinates: 33°30′32″N 114°49′53″W / 33.50889°N 114.83139°W / 33.50889; -114.83139
Topo map USGS Roosevelt Mine

The Mule Mountains of California are located in the southeastern part of the state in the United States. The range lies in a northeast-southwesterly direction south of the McCoy Mountains and west of the Palo Verde Valley and Colorado River. The mountain range is approximately 18 miles (29 km) long and is located just south of Interstate 10, about 5 mi (8 km) southeast of Chuckawalla Valley State Prison. The northern end of the range is in Riverside County, and the southern end is in Imperial County. Downtown Blythe, California is about 12 mi (19 km) to the northeast.