San Rafael Swell

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointSan Rafael Knob (7921 ft/2414 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area2,958 sq mi / 7,662 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent86 mi / 138 km North-South
60 mi / 97 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 58' N; 110° 39' W
Map LinkMicrosoft Bing Map

Search Engines - search the web for "San Rafael Swell":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search
Map of San Rafael Swell
Click on red triangle icons for links to other ranges.

Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
Click Here for a Full Screen Map

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 San Rafael Swell.
CanyonlandsLevel 4 (Parent)
         San Rafael SwellLevel 5
         Central CanyonlandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Sal MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Uncompahgre PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Henry MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Escalante-StaircaseLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Elk RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Abajo MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the San Rafael Swell

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.San Rafael Knob79212414 
2.Cedar Mountain76652336 
3.Peak 762276222323 
4.Saddle Benchmark75622305 
5.Block Mountain74282264 
6.Locomotive Point7400+2256+ 
7.Indian Benchmark71432177 
8.Mount Elliott71422177 
9.Flattop Mountain7120+2170+ 
10.Cedar Mountain70752156 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the San Rafael Swell

San Rafael Knob
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
View looking back at the San Rafael Knob while hiking out on an old jeep track. Light dusting of snow on the North face. (2015-03-20). Photo by Sam Grant.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Cedar Mountain
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Cedar Mountain is protected by cliffs on much of its eastern side (2018-04-29). Photo by Ken Jones.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Factory Butte
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Factory Butte (2016). Photo by Gary Spencer.
Click here for larger-size photo.

This page has been served 3026 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2019 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service