Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointMount Peale (12,721 ft/3877 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesUtah (81%), Colorado (19%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area20,769 sq mi / 53,792 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent188 mi / 303 km North-South
240 mi / 386 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 13' N; 109° 58' W
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Map of Canyonlands
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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 Canyonlands.
Colorado PlateauLevel 3 (Parent)
         Roan CliffsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Utah PlateausLevel 4 (Sibling)
         CanyonlandsLevel 4
                 San Rafael SwellLevel 5 (Child)
                 Central CanyonlandsLevel 5 (Child)
                 La Sal MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Uncompahgre PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
                 Henry MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Escalante-StaircaseLevel 5 (Child)
                 Elk RidgeLevel 5 (Child)
                 Abajo MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
         Grand Canyon PlateausLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Navajo AreaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Arizona HighlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southeast Colorado PlateauLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Canyonlands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Mount Peale12,7213877La Sal Mountains
2.Mount Mellenthin12,6453854La Sal Mountains
3.Mount Tukuhnikivatz12,4823805La Sal Mountains
4.Mount Waas12,3313758La Sal Mountains
5.Manns Peak12,2723741La Sal Mountains
6.Mount Laurel12,2713740La Sal Mountains
7.Mount Tomasaki12,2393730La Sal Mountains
8.Pilot Mountain12,200+3719+La Sal Mountains
9.Green Mountain12,1633707La Sal Mountains
10.Little Tuk12,0483672La Sal 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 Peale12,7213877La Sal Mountains
2.Mount Ellen11,5223512Henry Mountains
3.Abajo Peak11,3603463Abajo Mountains
4.Horsefly Peak10,3473154Uncompahgre Plateau
5.Horse Mountain93002835Elk Ridge
6.San Rafael Knob79212414San Rafael Swell
7.Fiftymile Mountain76412329Escalante-Staircase
8.Lands End71512180Central Canyonlands

Photos of Peaks in the Canyonlands

Independence Monument
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Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument (2009-08-06). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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