Santa Rosa Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGranite Peak (9732 ft/2966 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesOregon (51%), Nevada (46%), Idaho (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,036 sq mi / 10,454 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent134 mi / 216 km North-South
57 mi / 92 km East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 53' N; 117° 26' W
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Map of Santa Rosa Mountains
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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 Santa Rosa Mountains.
North Great Basin RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Owyhee MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Santa Rosa MountainsLevel 5
                 Calico MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Martin Creek MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Bloody Run HillsLevel 6 (Child)
         North Central NevadaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Independence MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Jarbidge MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Elko County RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeast Nevada RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Albion RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northwest Salt Lake RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pilot RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Santa Rosa Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Granite Peak97322966 
2.Santa Rosa Peak97012957 
3.Paradise Peak94432878 
4.Buckskin Mountain87432665 
5.Peak 86808680+2646+ 
6.Martin Creek Mountains High Point8560+2609+ 
7.Hinkey Summit8520+2597+ 
8.Capitol Peak83642549 
9.Coal Pit Peak8120+2475+ 
10.Bloody Run Peak7907+2410+ 
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 NameftmRange6
1.Hinkey Summit8520+2597+Martin Creek Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Santa Rosa Mountains

Granite Peak
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Granite Peak from Highway 140 (2009-05-16). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Buckskin Mountain
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Buckskin Mountain south view of Granite and Santa Rosa peaks. (2016-06-08). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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Capitol Peak
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Capitol Peak is the flat top in the middle. It is set farther back than the surrounding bumps; plus I may not have leveled my camera well. Taken from the west, on Road 50083, along Goosey Lake Creek (2020-10-18). Photo by Richard Hensley.
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Bloody Run Peak
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John Stolk heads towards Bloody Run Peak (2019-06-07). Photo by Grant Myers.
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Winnemucca Mountain
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Looking southeast from Winnemucca Mtn, over the town to Sonoma Peak. (2020-08-14). Photo by Brett Moffatt.
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