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Elk Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointRed Point (8800+ ft/2682+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesIdaho (93%), Nevada (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,256 sq mi / 5,844 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent84 mi / 136 km North-South
63 mi / 102 km East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 23' N; 115° 3' W
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Map of Elk Mountains
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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 Elk Mountains.
Jarbidge MountainsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Bruneau RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Wild Horse RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Ichabod RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Buck Creek MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Copper MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Fox Creek RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Central Jarbidge MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Marys River RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Elk MountainsLevel 6
         Salmon River RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Elk Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Red Point8800+2682+Elk Mountains
2.White Elephant Butte84762583Elk Mountains
3.Twin Falls County High Point7840+2390+Elk Mountains
4.Peters Gulch Hill3500+1067+Elk Mountains
5.Bruneau Dunes High Point2925+892+Elk Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Elk Mountains

Bruneau Dunes High Point
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High Dune taken from north dune (2016-05-06). Photo by John Morrow.
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