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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1041 
2.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula948 
3.AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula40 
4.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula0 
5.OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods  
5.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods  
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods  
5.OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods  
5.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.KalkaskaCherry Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1214Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula  
5.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula  
5.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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