State Highpoint Progress

State High Points Completed
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Alabama – Cheaha Mountain

Elevation: 2,407 ft

Length of trail: drive up

Time it took to hike: N/A

USGS Marker: yes – on walkway to the tower

Notes: must pay a fee to drive to the top

Alaska – Denali

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Arizona – Humphreys Peak

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Arkansas – Mt Magazine

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California – Mt Whitney

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Colorado – Mt Elbert

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Connecticut – Mt Frissell south slope

Elevation:  2,380 ft

Length of trail:  Approx 3 miles RT

Time it took to hike:  2 1/2 hrs

USGS Marker:  Yes

Notes:  Bring plenty of water and be prepared for some serious rock scrambles!

Delaware – Ebright Azimuth

Elevation:  447.85 ft

Length of trail:  Drive up

Time it took to hike:  N/A

USGS Marker:  Yes

Notes:  Look for the USGS marker to the left of the sign – the sidewalk is cut out around it!

Florida – Britton Hill in Lakewood Park

Elevation: 345 ft

Length of trail: drive up

Time it took to hike: N?A although there is a hiking trail behind the highpoint

USGS Marker:  no

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Georgia – Brasstown Bald

Elevation:  4,783 ft

Length of trail:  I took the shuttle to the top and hiked about a 1/2 mile down to the parking lot

Time it took to hike:  15 minutes maybe?  I took the time to enjoy the flowers

USGS Marker: yes – locked up! Ask a ranger to see it!

Notes:  pay a fee to park

Hawaii – Mauna Kea

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Idaho – Borah Peak

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Illinois – Charles Mound

Elevation: 1,235 ft

Length of trail:  2.5 miles RT

Time it took to hike: 1 hr 15 mins including time at the summit

USGS Marker: yes (2)

Notes:  This highpoint is only open certain weekends of the year as it is on private property – check with summitpost.org to see which weekends

Indiana – Hoosier Hill

Elevation:  1,257 ft

Length of trail:  Just a few steps from the parking area

Time it took to hike:  30 seconds?

USGS Marker:  No

Notes:  This is private property – please be respectful!  🙂

Iowa – Hawkeye Point

Elevation:  1,670 ft

Length of trail:  drive up

Time it took to hike:  NA

USGS Marker: no

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Kansas – Mt Sunflower

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Kentucky – Black Mountain

Elevation: 4,144 ft

Length of trail: drive up

Time it took to hike: N/A

USGS Marker: yes 2 – one under the fire tower and one on a rock

Notes: must have signed waiver with you to drive on property

Louisiana – Driskill Mountain

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Maine – Katahdin

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Maryland – Backbone Mountain

Elevation:  3,360 ft

Length of trail:  1 mile

Time it took to hike:  1 hr RT (this includes time spent at the summit)

USGS Marker:  No

Notes:  Follow the red HP blazes

Massachusetts – Mt Greylock

Elevation:  3,491 ft

Length of trail:  Drive up – or hike along the AT as much as you want!

Time it took to hike: N/A

USGS Marker: No

Notes:  There is a fee to park at the top near the monument

Michigan – Mt Arvon

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Minnesota – Eagle Mountain

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Mississippi – Woodall Mountain

Elevation: 807 ft

Length of trail: drive up

Time it took to hike: N/A

USGS Marker: yes

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Missouri – Taum Sauk Mountain

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Montana – Granite Peak

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Nebraska – Panorama Point

Elevation:  5,429

Length of trail:  drive up

Time it took to hike:  NA

USGS Marker:  no

Notes:  This is on private property, $3 per person is asked to be placed in a donation box.  Do not hike on the lane as there are bison on the property!

Nevada – Boundary Peak

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New Jersey – High Point

Elevation:  1,803 ft

Length of trail:  Drive up or hike along the AT

Time it took to hike:  N/A

USGS Marker:  No

Notes:  There is a fee to use the road to drive up

New Hampshire – Mt Washington

Elevation:  6,288 ft

Length of trail:  Drive up or hike along the AT

Time it took to hike:  N/A

USGS Marker:  yes

Notes:  There is a fee to drive to the top

New Mexico – Wheeler Peak

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New York – Mt Marcy

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North Carolina – Mt Mitchell

Elevation: 6,684 ft

Length of trail: short, steep hike from the parking lot

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USGS Marker: yes

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North Dakota – White Butte

Elevation:  3,506 ft

Length of trail:  4 miles RT

Time it took to hike:  1 hr 40 mins including time at the top

USGS Marker: yes

Notes:  This is on private property and the owners ask for a $10 donation to hike the trail.  Watch out for rattlesnakes!

Ohio – Campbell Hill

Elevation:  1,549 ft

Length of trail: drive up

Time it took to hike: N/A

USGS Marker:  yes

Notes:  make sure you check the hours the highpoint is open as they close the gate at certain times!

Oklahoma – Black Mesa

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Oregon – Mt Hood

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Pennsylvania – Mt Davis

Elevation:  3,213 ft

Length of trail:  .8 miles

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USGS Marker:  Yes

Notes:  very easy hike from either parking lot

Rhode Island – Jerimoth Hill

Elevation:  812 ft

Length of trail:  200 yards

Time it took to hike:  5 minutes

USGS Marker:  Yes

Notes:  Very easy short stroll through the woods

South Carolina – Sassafras Mountain

Elevation:  3,563 ft

Length of trail: short hike from parking area

Time it took to hike: 5 minutes

USGS Marker: yes

Notes:  check out the lookout next to the parking area

South Dakota – Harney Peak AKA Black Elk Peak

Elevation:  7,242 ft

Length of trail:  7 miles RT  from Sylvan Lake Trail #9

Time it took to hike:  7 hrs

USGS Marker:  Yes – continue past the firetower

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Tennessee – Clingmans Dome

Elevation:  6,644 ft

Length of trail: 1/2 mile STEEP but paved trail

Time it took to hike: I have no idea – I had to keep stopping to catch my breath

USGS Marker: yes

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Texas – Guadalupe Peak

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Utah – Kings Peak

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Vermont – Mt Mansfield

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Virginia – Mt Rogers

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Length of trail:  Hike along the AT or start at Grayson Highlands State park

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USGS Marker:  Yes

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Washington – Mt Rainier

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West Virginia – Spruce Knob

Elevation:  4,861 ft

Length of trail:  short hike from parking lot

Time it took to hike:  10 minutes

USGS Marker:  Yes

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Wisconsin – Timms Hill

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Wyoming – Gannett Peak

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