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North Dakota County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.SlopeWhite Butte3506West-Central Dakota Plains546457
2.Golden ValleySentinel Butte3430Southeast Montana Plains61026
3.BottineauBoundary Butte2541Manitoba Area Plains103125
4.HettingerBlack Butte3012West-Central Dakota Plains35219
4.CassCass County High Point1280East Central Dakota Plains12319
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes3149West-Central Dakota Plains28917
7.McKenzieSaddle Butte2820Southeast Montana Plains78016
7.TraillTraill County High Point1200East Central Dakota Plains016
9.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point1530East Central Dakota Plains2014
10.BillingsBullion Butte3360Southeast Montana Plains66013
11.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain1640Manitoba Area Plains12812
11.WardWard County High Point2360Central International Border Area Plains4012
11.RenvilleRenville County High Point2005Central International Border Area Plains012
14.SargentSargent County High Point1740Sioux River Upland011
14.WilliamsBull Butte2588Central International Border Area Plains13811
14.DunnKilldeer Mountains3281West-Central Dakota Plains70111
14.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point2271East Central Dakota Plains30111
14.StarkBrown Benchmark3061West-Central Dakota Plains33111
19.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills3447West-Central Dakota Plains25710
19.SteeleSteele County High Point1570East Central Dakota Plains6010
19.RichlandRichland County High Point1290Sioux River Upland9010
19.WalshWalsh County High Point1655Manitoba Area Plains010
19.RansomStanding Rock Hill1490East Central Dakota Plains11010
24.CavalierCavalier County High Point1680Manitoba Area Plains1409
24.SiouxSioux County High Point2650West-Central Dakota Plains509
24.EddyDevils Thumb1764East Central Dakota Plains2629
24.BurkeBurke County High Point2532Central International Border Area Plains3429
24.BurleighBurleigh County High Point2250East Central Dakota Plains3109
24.MercerMercer County High Point2447West-Central Dakota Plains79
24.MountrailMountrail County High Point2550Central International Border Area Plains4709
24.NelsonBlue Mountain1665Manitoba Area Plains1999
24.RoletteRolette County High Point2400Manitoba Area Plains2009
33.DivideDivide County High Point2470Central International Border Area Plains508
33.MortonMorton County High Point2560West-Central Dakota Plains208
33.BensonThe Buttes1878Manitoba Area Plains2688
33.DickeyDickey County High Point2240East Central Dakota Plains2108
33.BarnesBarnes County High Point1595East Central Dakota Plains1608
33.GriggsGriggs County High Point1730East Central Dakota Plains2008
33.SheridanProphet Mountains2250East Central Dakota Plains2888
33.TownerTowner County High Point1780Manitoba Area Plains88
41.FosterFoster County High Point1960East Central Dakota Plains07
41.OliverOliver County High Point2420West-Central Dakota Plains1607
41.McLeanDogden Butte2298Central International Border Area Plains2687
44.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point2080East Central Dakota Plains1006
44.LoganLogan County High Point2270East Central Dakota Plains4606
44.McHenryMcHenry County High Point2180Central International Border Area Plains306
44.PembinaPembina County High Point1450Manitoba Area Plains06
44.PiercePierce County High Point1850Central International Border Area Plains2906
44.KidderKidder County High Point2320East Central Dakota Plains3906
44.GrantPretty Rock Butte2857West-Central Dakota Plains3676
44.StutsmanStutsman County High Point2140East Central Dakota Plains2206
44.WellsWells County High Point2250East Central Dakota Plains306
44.EmmonsEmmons County High Point2170East Central Dakota Plains1706
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point2171East Central Dakota Plains3715

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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 North Dakota, 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 1997 by David Olson and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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