Klamath Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Eddy (9025 ft/2751 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesCalifornia (70%), Oregon (30%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area9,882 sq mi / 25,595 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent155 mi / 249 km North-South
113 mi / 181 km East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 36' N; 123° 20' W
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Map of Klamath Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Klamath Mountains.
Northwest U.S. Coast RangesLevel 3 (Parent)
         Olympic MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Washington Coastal HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Oregon Coast RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Klamath MountainsLevel 4
                 Kalmiopsis AreaLevel 5 (Child)
                 Siskiyou MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Marble MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Scott-Scott Bar MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Salmon MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Trinity MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
         Northern California Coast RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Klamath Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Mount Eddy90252751Trinity Mountains
2.Thompson Peak89942741Salmon Mountains
3.Mount Hilton89342723Salmon Mountains
4.Caesar Peak89202719Salmon Mountains
5.Sawtooth Mountain88912710Salmon Mountains
6.Caribou Mountain8560+2609+Salmon Mountains
7.China Mountain85512606Scott-Scott Bar Mountains
8.Gibson Peak8399+2560+Salmon Mountains
9.Boulder Peak82992530Marble Mountains
10.Russian Peak81902496Salmon Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Mount Eddy90252751Trinity Mountains
2.Thompson Peak89942741Salmon Mountains
3.China Mountain85512606Scott-Scott Bar Mountains
4.Boulder Peak82992530Marble Mountains
5.Mount Ashland75322296Siskiyou Mountains
6.Brandy Peak52981615Kalmiopsis Area

Photos of Peaks in the Klamath Mountains

Boulder Peak
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Boulder Peak rises above Lower Wright Lake. Photo by Ken Jones.
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