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Minnesota County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.CookEagle Mountain2301Northern Minnesota Ranges1326439 
2.LakeStony Tower Hill2080Northern Minnesota Ranges38543 
3.ClearwaterHeight of Land Lookout2005Mississippi Headwaters67821 
4.PipestonePipestone County High Point1995Sioux River Upland24014 
5.LincolnLincoln County High Point1994Sioux River Upland2298 
6.Saint LouisPike Mountain1955Northern Minnesota Ranges53019 
7.MurrayBuffalo Ridge1925Sioux River Upland10027 
8.BeckerWolf Lake Lookout1865Mississippi Headwaters32013 
9.HubbardHubbard County High Point1845Mississippi Headwaters1255 
 Hubbard or Thorpe Lookout Tower1845Mississippi Headwaters3005 
10.MahnomenMahnomen County High Point1825Mississippi Headwaters109 
11.NoblesNobles County High Point1815Sioux River Upland1036 
12.Otter TailOtter Tail County High Point1795Mississippi Headwaters4704 
12.RockHardwick Benchmark1795Sioux River Upland6030 
14.ItascaBig Thunder Peak1752Northern Minnesota Ranges44712 
15.LyonLyon County High Point1740Sioux River Upland253 
15.Yellow MedicineYellow Medicine County High Point1740Sioux River Upland259 
17.CassCass-Chippewa High Point1635Mississippi Headwaters 5 
18.DouglasBear Knob1625Mississippi Headwaters1604 
19.AitkinQuadna Mountain1595Northern Minnesota Ranges31017 
20.PolkPolk County High Point1575Mississippi Headwaters706 
20.CottonwoodCottonwood County High Point1575Sioux River Upland17020 
20.JacksonJackson County High Point1575Sioux River Upland4032 
23.ClayClay County High Point1545Mississippi Headwaters1803 
24.MorrisonMorrison County High Point1530Mississippi Headwaters2052 
25.KoochichingKoochiching County High Point1525Mississippi Headwaters1507 
26.WadenaWadena County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters653 
27.BeltramiBeltrami County High Point1515Mississippi Headwaters1382 
28.ToddMount Nebo1511Mississippi Headwaters8611 
29.Crow WingCrow Wing County High Point1495Mississippi Headwaters602 
30.PopePope County High Point1465Mississippi Headwaters603 
30.StearnsStearns County High Point1465Mississippi Headwaters2908 
32.RedwoodRedwood County High Point1455Sioux River Upland1019 
33.CarltonCarlton County High Point1453Wisconsin North Woods1269 
34.MowerMower County High Point1445Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12011 
34.FaribaultFaribault County High Point1445Mississippi-Missouri River Plains21025 
36.MartinMartin County High Point1415Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2521 
37.KandiyohiKandiyohi County High Point1410Mississippi Headwaters1855 
37.Lac Qui ParleLac Qui Parle County High Point1410Sioux River Upland110 
39.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1405Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6011 
39.GrantGrant County High Point1405Mississippi Headwaters8015 
39.FreebornFreeborn County High Point1405Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3024 
42.DodgeDodge County High Point1381Mississippi-Missouri River Plains868 
43.OlmstedOlmsted County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16812 
44.Mille LacsMille Lacs County High Point1375Mississippi Headwaters1205 
45.PinePine County High Point1365Wisconsin North Woods1033 
45.WinonaWinona County High Point1365Mississippi-Missouri River Plains19510 
47.SteeleSteele County High Point1355Mississippi-Missouri River Plains787 
48.NormanFrenchmans Bluff1354Mississippi Headwaters995 
49.HoustonHouston County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains24010 
50.KanabecKanabec County High Point1325Wisconsin North Woods402 
51.Lake of the WoodsLake of the Woods County High Point1318Mississippi Headwaters12615 
52.BentonBenton County High Point1315Mississippi Headwaters503 
53.SwiftSwift County High Point1305Mississippi Headwaters504 
53.WatonwanWatonwan County High Point1305Sioux River Upland2022 
55.WasecaWaseca County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains158 
56.StevensStevens County High Point1275Mississippi Headwaters505 
56.GoodhueGoodhue County High Point1275Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3012 
58.RoseauRoseau County High Point1273Mississippi Headwaters164 
59.RiceRice County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains358 
60.MeekerMeeker County High Point1265Mississippi Headwaters805 
61.BrownBrown County High Point1263Sioux River Upland024 
62.WilkinWilkin County High Point1252Mississippi Headwaters020 
63.WabashaGreenfield Hill1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1408 
 Wabasha or South Wabasha County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 1 
64.MarshallMarshall County High Point1238Mississippi Headwaters63 
65.ScottElko Benchmark1235Mississippi-Missouri River Plains21225 
66.WrightFrench Benchmark1223Mississippi Headwaters16811 
67.Red LakeRed Lake County High Point1213Mississippi Headwaters65 
68.Big StoneBig Stone County High Point1205Mississippi Headwaters382 
68.TraverseLayden Benchmark1205Mississippi Headwaters887 
70.Le SueurLe Sueur County High Point1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6013 
70.Blue EarthBlue Earth County High Point1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains17016 
70.DakotaBuck Hill1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22033 
73.PenningtonPennington County High Point1188Mississippi Headwaters62 
74.RenvilleRenville County High Point1145Mississippi Headwaters305 
74.McLeodMcLeod County High Point1145Mississippi Headwaters704 
76.ChisagoChisago County High Point1135Mississippi Headwaters2307 
77.HennepinHennepin County High Point1125Mississippi Headwaters18025 
78.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters154 
79.SherburneSherburne County High Point1115Mississippi Headwaters9010 
80.IsantiBarrett Benchmark1111Mississippi Headwaters1467 
81.AnokaAnoka County High Point1105Mississippi Headwaters409 
81.RamseyRamsey County High Point1105Mississippi Headwaters2205 
83.WashingtonWashington County High Point1104Mississippi Headwaters18922 
84.SibleySibley County High Point1090Mississippi Headwaters154 
85.KittsonKittson County High Point1082Mississippi Headwaters06 
86.CarverCarver County High Point1080Mississippi Headwaters1158 
87.NicolletNicollet County High Point1065Mississippi Headwaters409 

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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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