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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula958 
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1968Wisconsin North Woods636 
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185 
4.IronIron County High Point1890Wisconsin North Woods90 
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods150 
6.OsceolaGrove Hill1713Michigan Lower Peninsula414 
7.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1046 
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149 
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula229 
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422 
11.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1565Michigan Lower Peninsula183 
12.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula422 
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1560Michigan Upper Peninsula940 
14.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1550Michigan Lower Peninsula374 
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1526Michigan Lower Peninsula321 
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1525Michigan Lower Peninsula  
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1520Michigan Lower Peninsula50 
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148 
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula270 
19.KalkaskaCherry Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula216 
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula174 
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249 
22.ClareClare County High Point1398Michigan Lower Peninsula252 
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1360Michigan Lower Peninsula253 
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1345Michigan Lower Peninsula738 
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1320Michigan Lower Peninsula260 
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1296Michigan Lower Peninsula61 
27.LapeerMount Christie1290Michigan Lower Peninsula538 
27.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1290Michigan Lower Peninsula380 
29.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula290 
30.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula293 
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1250Michigan Lower Peninsula  
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1240Michigan Lower Peninsula200 
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula230 
34.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula359 
35.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula177 
36.JacksonJackson County High Point1200Michigan Lower Peninsula120 
37.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425 
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1181Michigan Upper Peninsula192 
38.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1181Michigan Lower Peninsula91 
40.AlgerAlger County High Point1180Michigan Upper Peninsula60 
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1171Michigan Lower Peninsula74 
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1171Michigan Lower Peninsula241 
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1160Michigan Lower Peninsula180 
43.CassCass County High Point1160Michigan Lower Peninsula303 
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1160Michigan Lower Peninsula170 
46.BranchBranch County High Point1140Michigan Lower Peninsula110 
47.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula268 
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula190 
49.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1110Michigan Lower Peninsula220 
50.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1100Michigan Upper Peninsula378 
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271 
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
54.KentFisk Benchmark1073Michigan Lower Peninsula114 
55.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1070Michigan Lower Peninsula180 
55.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52 
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1060Michigan Lower Peninsula120 
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula170 
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1060Michigan Upper Peninsula20 
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula130 
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1010Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
62.EatonEaton County High Point1010Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
62.MackinacMaple Hill1010Michigan Upper Peninsula200 
65.WayneWayne County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
66.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point984Michigan Lower Peninsula191 
67.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168 
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point970Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
69.MasonMason County High Point965Michigan Lower Peninsula281 
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula50 
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula80 
72.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula  
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point940Michigan Lower Peninsula208 
73.ClintonClinton County High Point940Michigan Lower Peninsula90 
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point910Michigan Lower Peninsula80 
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point910Michigan Lower Peninsula  
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula80 
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula80 
78.ArenacArenac County High Point875Michigan Lower Peninsula108 
79.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
80.BayBay County High Point850Michigan Lower Peninsula63 
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula  

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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 Michigan, 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 Roy Schweiker and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Andy Hatzos via the web site, and manually verified.


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