Kofa Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointSignal Peak (4877 ft/1487 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area4,811 sq mi / 12,460 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent104 mi / 167 km North-South
76 mi / 122 km East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 24' N; 114° 3' W
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Map of Kofa Area
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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 Kofa Area.
North Sonoran Desert RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Kofa AreaLevel 5
                 Dome Rock MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Plomosa MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 New Water MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Trigo MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Chocolate MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Kofa MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Little Horn MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Tank MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Castle Dome MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Muggins MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
         Harquahala AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cabeza Prieta AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Organ Pipe AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Maricopa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Phoenix AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Baboquivari AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Lesna AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Luis AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West Tucson-Nogales AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Kofa Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Signal Peak48771487 
2.Ten Ewe Mountain4720+1439+ 
3.Old Smokey Mountain43731333 
4.Castle Dome Peak37881155 
5.Black Mesa36391109 
6.Polaris Mountain36241105 
7.Black Mesa East35001067 
8.Thumb Peak34071038 
9.Dripping Springs Benchmark34021037 
10.New Water Benchmark33481020 
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.Black Mesa36391109Plomosa Mountains
2.New Water Benchmark33481020Little Horn Mountains
3.Cunningham Mountain33161011Dome Rock Mountains
4.New Water Mountains High Point2839865New Water Mountains
5.Twin Benchmark2822860Chocolate Mountains
6.Mohave Peak2768844Trigo Mountains
7.Tank Mountains High Point2506764Tank Mountains
8.Mugg Benchmark1908582Muggins Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Kofa Area

Signal Peak
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Signal Peak (Kofa Mtns high point) from the west (1973-11-29). Photo by John Vitz.
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Ten Ewe Mountain
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Ten Ewe Mountain from halfway up nearby Signal Peak (2016-12-17). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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Castle Dome Peak
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Castle Dome from the northwest (2013-02-23). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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Cunningham Mountain
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a (fast moving) flood in tyson wash, blocking my approach from the east (2017-01-01). Photo by Dean Gaudet.
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Peak 2683
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Second rib from right up, rib above saguaro down (2018-11-18). Photo by John Morrow.
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