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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 Ranges1331439 
2.LakeStony Tower Hill2080Northern Minnesota Ranges39043 
3.ClearwaterHeight of Land Lookout2005Mississippi Headwaters68021 
4.PipestonePipestone County High Point2000Sioux River Upland25014 
5.LincolnLincoln County High Point1994Sioux River Upland2348 
6.Saint LouisPike Mountain1960Northern Minnesota Ranges54019 
7.MurrayBuffalo Ridge1930Sioux River Upland11027 
8.BeckerWolf Lake Lookout1870Mississippi Headwaters33013 
9.HubbardHubbard County High Point1850Mississippi Headwaters1305 
 Hubbard or Thorpe Lookout Tower1850Mississippi Headwaters3105 
10.MahnomenMahnomen County High Point1830Mississippi Headwaters209 
11.NoblesNobles County High Point1820Sioux River Upland2036 
12.Otter TailOtter Tail County High Point1800Mississippi Headwaters4804 
12.RockHardwick Benchmark1800Sioux River Upland7030 
14.ItascaBig Thunder Peak1752Northern Minnesota Ranges45212 
15.LyonLyon County High Point1740Sioux River Upland303 
15.Yellow MedicineYellow Medicine County High Point1740Sioux River Upland309 
17.CassCass-Chippewa High Point1640Mississippi Headwaters 5 
18.DouglasBear Knob1630Mississippi Headwaters1704 
19.AitkinQuadna Mountain1600Northern Minnesota Ranges32017 
20.PolkPolk County High Point1580Mississippi Headwaters806 
20.CottonwoodCottonwood County High Point1580Sioux River Upland18020 
20.JacksonJackson County High Point1580Sioux River Upland5032 
23.ClayClay County High Point1550Mississippi Headwaters1903 
24.MorrisonMorrison County High Point1540Mississippi Headwaters2202 
25.KoochichingKoochiching County High Point1530Mississippi Headwaters1607 
26.BeltramiBeltrami County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters1432 
26.WadenaWadena County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters703 
28.ToddMount Nebo1511Mississippi Headwaters9111 
29.Crow WingCrow Wing County High Point1500Mississippi Headwaters702 
30.PopePope County High Point1470Mississippi Headwaters703 
30.StearnsStearns County High Point1470Mississippi Headwaters3008 
32.RedwoodRedwood County High Point1460Sioux River Upland2019 
33.CarltonCarlton County High Point1455Wisconsin North Woods1309 
34.MowerMower County High Point1450Mississippi-Missouri River Plains13011 
34.FaribaultFaribault County High Point1450Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22025 
36.MartinMartin County High Point1420Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3021 
37.KandiyohiKandiyohi County High Point1410Mississippi Headwaters1905 
37.Lac Qui ParleLac Qui Parle County High Point1410Sioux River Upland110 
37.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7011 
37.GrantGrant County High Point1410Mississippi Headwaters9015 
37.FreebornFreeborn County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4024 
42.DodgeDodge County High Point1381Mississippi-Missouri River Plains918 
43.OlmstedOlmsted County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16812 
43.Mille LacsMille Lacs County High Point1380Mississippi Headwaters1305 
45.PinePine County High Point1370Wisconsin North Woods1103 
46.WinonaWinona County High Point1365Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20510 
47.SteeleSteele County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains837 
47.HoustonHouston County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains26010 
49.NormanFrenchmans Bluff1354Mississippi Headwaters1045 
50.KanabecKanabec County High Point1330Wisconsin North Woods502 
51.BentonBenton County High Point1320Mississippi Headwaters603 
51.Lake of the WoodsLake of the Woods County High Point1320Mississippi Headwaters12815 
53.SwiftSwift County High Point1310Mississippi Headwaters604 
53.WatonwanWatonwan County High Point1310Sioux River Upland3022 
55.WasecaWaseca County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains208 
56.StevensStevens County High Point1280Mississippi Headwaters605 
56.GoodhueGoodhue County High Point1280Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4012 
58.RoseauRoseau County High Point1275Mississippi Headwaters184 
59.MeekerMeeker County High Point1270Mississippi Headwaters905 
59.RiceRice County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains408 
61.BrownBrown County High Point1263Sioux River Upland024 
62.WabashaGreenfield Hill1260Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1608 
 Wabasha or South Wabasha County High Point1260Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 1 
63.WilkinWilkin County High Point1252Mississippi Headwaters020 
64.MarshallMarshall County High Point1240Mississippi Headwaters83 
64.ScottElko Benchmark1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains21725 
66.WrightFrench Benchmark1223Mississippi Headwaters17311 
67.Red LakeRed Lake County High Point1215Mississippi Headwaters85 
68.Big StoneBig Stone County High Point1210Mississippi Headwaters432 
68.TraverseLayden Benchmark1210Mississippi Headwaters937 
70.Le SueurLe Sueur County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7013 
70.Blue EarthBlue Earth County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains18016 
72.DakotaBuck Hill1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22533 
73.PenningtonPennington County High Point1190Mississippi Headwaters82 
74.McLeodMcLeod County High Point1150Mississippi Headwaters804 
75.RenvilleRenville County High Point1145Mississippi Headwaters305 
76.ChisagoChisago County High Point1140Mississippi Headwaters2407 
77.HennepinHennepin County High Point1130Mississippi Headwaters19025 
78.SherburneSherburne County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters10010 
78.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters204 
80.IsantiBarrett Benchmark1111Mississippi Headwaters1517 
81.AnokaAnoka County High Point1110Mississippi Headwaters509 
81.RamseyRamsey County High Point1110Mississippi Headwaters2305 
83.WashingtonWashington County High Point1104Mississippi Headwaters19422 
84.SibleySibley County High Point1090Mississippi Headwaters204 
85.KittsonKittson County High Point1082Mississippi Headwaters06 
86.CarverCarver County High Point1080Mississippi Headwaters1208 
87.NicolletNicollet County High Point1070Mississippi Headwaters509 

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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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