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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon603Michigan Upper Peninsula289 
2.OntonagonSummit Peak595Wisconsin North Woods  
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point589Michigan Upper Peninsula  
4.IronIron County High Point573Wisconsin North Woods  
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point570Wisconsin North Woods  
6.WexfordBriar Hill520Michigan Lower Peninsula317 
7.OsceolaGrove Hill519Michigan Lower Peninsula  
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point507Wisconsin North Woods  
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout490Michigan Upper Peninsula  
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout481Michigan Lower Peninsula  
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout476Michigan Lower Peninsula  
12.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point474Michigan Lower Peninsula  
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley469Michigan Upper Peninsula  
13.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout469Michigan Lower Peninsula  
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point462Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point460Michigan Lower Peninsula  
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point460Michigan Lower Peninsula  
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point454Michigan Lower Peninsula  
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point451Michigan Lower Peninsula  
19.KalkaskaCherry Hill450Michigan Lower Peninsula  
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point443Michigan Lower Peninsula  
21.LakeLake County High Point430Michigan Lower Peninsula  
22.ClareClare County High Point423Michigan Lower Peninsula  
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point411Michigan Lower Peninsula  
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark405Michigan Lower Peninsula  
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point396Michigan Lower Peninsula  
26.LapeerMount Christie390Michigan Lower Peninsula  
26.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point390Michigan Lower Peninsula  
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point390Michigan Lower Peninsula  
29.AlconaAlcona County High Point388Michigan Lower Peninsula  
30.IsabellaIsabella County High Point387Michigan Lower Peninsula  
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point378Michigan Lower Peninsula  
32.OaklandGrampian Hills375Michigan Lower Peninsula  
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point375Michigan Lower Peninsula  
34.LenaweeProspect Hill374Michigan Lower Peninsula  
35.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point370Michigan Lower Peninsula  
36.LuceLuce County High Point365Michigan Upper Peninsula  
37.JacksonJackson County High Point363Michigan Lower Peninsula  
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point357Michigan Upper Peninsula  
39.AlgerAlger County High Point357Michigan Upper Peninsula13 
40.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point355Michigan Lower Peninsula  
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point354Michigan Lower Peninsula  
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point354Michigan Lower Peninsula  
43.MacombTwombly Mountain351Michigan Lower Peninsula  
43.CassCass County High Point351Michigan Lower Peninsula  
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills351Michigan Lower Peninsula  
46.BarryFrench Benchmark347Michigan Lower Peninsula  
47.BranchBranch County High Point344Michigan Lower Peninsula  
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point341Michigan Lower Peninsula  
49.CalhounDixon Hill337Michigan Lower Peninsula  
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout335Michigan Lower Peninsula  
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point332Michigan Upper Peninsula  
52.OceanaOceana County High Point330Michigan Lower Peninsula  
53.IoscoIosco County High Point329Michigan Lower Peninsula  
54.DeltaDelta County High Point326Michigan Upper Peninsula  
55.KentFisk Benchmark324Michigan Lower Peninsula  
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point323Michigan Lower Peninsula  
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point320Michigan Upper Peninsula0 
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill320Michigan Lower Peninsula  
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point320Michigan Lower Peninsula  
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point317Michigan Lower Peninsula  
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point314Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point305Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.EatonEaton County High Point305Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.MackinacMaple Hill305Michigan Upper Peninsula  
65.WayneWayne County High Point302Michigan Lower Peninsula  
66.TuscolaTuscola County High Point299Michigan Lower Peninsula  
67.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point297Michigan Lower Peninsula  
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point293Michigan Lower Peninsula  
69.MasonMason County High Point291Michigan Lower Peninsula  
70.IoniaIonia County High Point290Michigan Lower Peninsula  
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point290Michigan Lower Peninsula  
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point290Michigan Lower Peninsula  
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point283Michigan Lower Peninsula  
73.ClintonClinton County High Point283Michigan Lower Peninsula  
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point276Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point274Michigan Lower Peninsula  
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point271Michigan Lower Peninsula  
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point268Michigan Lower Peninsula  
78.ArenacArenac County High Point265Michigan Lower Peninsula  
78.HuronHuron County High Point265Michigan Lower Peninsula  
80.BayBay County High Point258Michigan Lower Peninsula  
81.MidlandMidland County High Point235Michigan Lower Peninsula  
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point224Michigan Lower Peninsula  
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point223Michigan 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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