Sawtooth Mountains (California)

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Sawtooth Mountains
Sawtooth Mountains (California) is located in California
Sawtooth Mountains (California)
location of Sawtooth Mountains in California [1]
Highest point
Peak Red Top
Elevation 1,428 m (4,685 ft)
Coordinates 32°53′08″N 116°20′31″W / 32.885534°N 116.34196°W / 32.885534; -116.34196
Country United States
State California
District San Diego County
Range coordinates 32°54′44″N 116°21′27″W / 32.9123°N 116.3575°W / 32.9123; -116.3575Coordinates: 32°54′44″N 116°21′27″W / 32.9123°N 116.3575°W / 32.9123; -116.3575
Parent range Peninsular Ranges
Topo map USGS Agua Caliente Springs

The Sawtooth Mountains are a mountain range of the Peninsular Ranges system, located in eastern San Diego County, California.[1]

The Sawtooth Mountains are within the western Colorado Desert, southwest of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the Tierra Blanca Mountains. The Jacumba Mountains lie to the southeast.[2][3]

The Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness is located within the range.


  1. ^ a b "Sawtooth Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ El Cajon, California, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1979
  3. ^ Agua Caliente Springs, California, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1997