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Minnesota County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.CookEagle Mountain701Northern Minnesota Ranges403439 
2.LakeStony Tower Hill634Northern Minnesota Ranges11643 
3.ClearwaterHeight of Land Lookout611Mississippi Headwaters20621 
4.LincolnLincoln County High Point608Sioux River Upland688 
5.PipestonePipestone County High Point607Sioux River Upland7014 
6.Saint LouisPike Mountain594Northern Minnesota Ranges15819 
7.MurrayBuffalo Ridge585Sioux River Upland2727 
8.BeckerWolf Lake Lookout567Mississippi Headwaters9413 
9.HubbardHubbard County High Point561Mississippi Headwaters375 
 Hubbard or Thorpe Lookout Tower561Mississippi Headwaters885 
10.MahnomenMahnomen County High Point555Mississippi Headwaters09 
11.NoblesNobles County High Point552Sioux River Upland036 
12.Otter TailOtter Tail County High Point546Mississippi Headwaters1404 
12.RockHardwick Benchmark546Sioux River Upland1530 
14.ItascaBig Thunder Peak534Northern Minnesota Ranges13512 
15.LyonLyon County High Point530Sioux River Upland63 
15.Yellow MedicineYellow Medicine County High Point530Sioux River Upland69 
17.CassCass-Chippewa High Point497Mississippi Headwaters 5 
18.DouglasBear Knob494Mississippi Headwaters464 
19.AitkinQuadna Mountain485Northern Minnesota Ranges9117 
20.PolkPolk County High Point479Mississippi Headwaters186 
20.CottonwoodCottonwood County High Point479Sioux River Upland4920 
20.JacksonJackson County High Point479Sioux River Upland932 
23.ClayClay County High Point469Mississippi Headwaters523 
24.MorrisonMorrison County High Point463Mississippi Headwaters582 
24.KoochichingKoochiching County High Point463Mississippi Headwaters437 
24.WadenaWadena County High Point463Mississippi Headwaters183 
27.ToddMount Nebo461Mississippi Headwaters2511 
28.BeltramiBeltrami County High Point460Mississippi Headwaters412 
29.Crow WingCrow Wing County High Point454Mississippi Headwaters152 
30.PopePope County High Point445Mississippi Headwaters153 
30.StearnsStearns County High Point445Mississippi Headwaters858 
32.RedwoodRedwood County High Point442Sioux River Upland019 
32.CarltonCarlton County High Point442Wisconsin North Woods379 
34.MowerMower County High Point439Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3411 
34.FaribaultFaribault County High Point439Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6125 
36.MartinMartin County High Point430Mississippi-Missouri River Plains621 
36.KandiyohiKandiyohi County High Point430Mississippi Headwaters555 
36.Lac Qui ParleLac Qui Parle County High Point430Sioux River Upland010 
39.FillmoreFillmore County High Point427Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1511 
39.GrantGrant County High Point427Mississippi Headwaters2115 
39.FreebornFreeborn County High Point427Mississippi-Missouri River Plains624 
42.DodgeDodge County High Point421Mississippi-Missouri River Plains258 
43.OlmstedOlmsted County High Point421Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5112 
44.Mille LacsMille Lacs County High Point418Mississippi Headwaters345 
45.WinonaWinona County High Point416Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5610 
46.PinePine County High Point415Wisconsin North Woods293 
47.NormanFrenchmans Bluff413Mississippi Headwaters295 
48.SteeleSteele County High Point411Mississippi-Missouri River Plains227 
49.HoustonHouston County High Point408Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6710 
50.KanabecKanabec County High Point402Wisconsin North Woods92 
51.Lake of the WoodsLake of the Woods County High Point401Mississippi Headwaters3715 
52.BentonBenton County High Point399Mississippi Headwaters123 
53.SwiftSwift County High Point396Mississippi Headwaters124 
53.WatonwanWatonwan County High Point396Sioux River Upland322 
55.WasecaWaseca County High Point393Mississippi-Missouri River Plains38 
56.StevensStevens County High Point387Mississippi Headwaters125 
56.RiceRice County High Point387Mississippi-Missouri River Plains98 
56.RoseauRoseau County High Point387Mississippi Headwaters44 
56.GoodhueGoodhue County High Point387Mississippi-Missouri River Plains612 
60.BrownBrown County High Point385Sioux River Upland024 
61.MeekerMeeker County High Point384Mississippi Headwaters215 
62.WilkinWilkin County High Point382Mississippi Headwaters020 
63.WabashaGreenfield Hill378Mississippi-Missouri River Plains378 
 Wabasha or South Wabasha County High Point378Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 1 
64.MarshallMarshall County High Point376Mississippi Headwaters13 
65.ScottElko Benchmark375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6325 
66.WrightFrench Benchmark373Mississippi Headwaters5011 
67.Red LakeRed Lake County High Point369Mississippi Headwaters15 
68.Big StoneBig Stone County High Point366Mississippi Headwaters102 
68.TraverseLayden Benchmark366Mississippi Headwaters257 
70.DakotaBuck Hill364Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6633 
71.Blue EarthBlue Earth County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4916 
71.Le SueurLe Sueur County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1513 
73.PenningtonPennington County High Point361Mississippi Headwaters12 
74.RenvilleRenville County High Point349Mississippi Headwaters95 
75.McLeodMcLeod County High Point347Mississippi Headwaters184 
76.ChisagoChisago County High Point344Mississippi Headwaters677 
77.HennepinHennepin County High Point341Mississippi Headwaters5225 
77.ChippewaChippewa County High Point341Mississippi Headwaters34 
79.IsantiBarrett Benchmark339Mississippi Headwaters437 
80.SherburneSherburne County High Point338Mississippi Headwaters2410 
81.WashingtonWashington County High Point336Mississippi Headwaters5622 
82.AnokaAnoka County High Point335Mississippi Headwaters99 
82.RamseyRamsey County High Point335Mississippi Headwaters645 
84.SibleySibley County High Point332Mississippi Headwaters34 
85.KittsonKittson County High Point330Mississippi Headwaters06 
86.CarverCarver County High Point329Mississippi Headwaters348 
87.NicolletNicollet County High Point323Mississippi Headwaters99 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Minnesota, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1996 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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