Grand Canyon Plateaus

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointKaibab Plateau High Point (9200+ ft/2804+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesArizona (91%), Utah (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area12,798 sq mi / 33,146 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent141 mi / 227 km North-South
144 mi / 231 km East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 17' N; 112° 43' W
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Map of Grand Canyon Plateaus
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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 Grand Canyon Plateaus.
Colorado PlateauLevel 3 (Parent)
         Roan CliffsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Utah PlateausLevel 4 (Sibling)
         CanyonlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Grand Canyon PlateausLevel 4
                 Kanab PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
                 Shivwits PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
                 Unikaret PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
                 Kaibab PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
                 Paria PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
                 Coconino PlateauLevel 5 (Child)
         Navajo AreaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Arizona HighlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southeast Colorado PlateauLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Grand Canyon Plateaus

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Kaibab Plateau High Point9200+2804+Kaibab Plateau
2.Lookout Tower Hill91652793Kaibab Plateau
3.Saddle Mountain Wilderness High Point9120+2780+Kaibab Plateau
4.Peak 888188812707Kaibab Plateau
5.Saddle Mountain84242568Kaibab Plateau
6.Peak 837983792554Kaibab Plateau
7.Mount Hayden83622549Kaibab Plateau
8.Bright Angel Point81472483Kaibab Plateau
9.Brady Peak81212475Kaibab Plateau
10.Oza Butte80682459Kaibab Plateau
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Kaibab Plateau High Point9200+2804+Kaibab Plateau
2.Mount Trumbull80292447Unikaret Plateau
3.Grandview Benchmark7520+2292+Coconino Plateau
4.Timber Mountain7480+2280+Kanab Plateau
5.Vermilion Cliffs73562242Paria Plateau
6.Mount Dellenbaugh70722156Shivwits Plateau

Photos of Peaks in the Grand Canyon Plateaus

Lookout Tower Hill
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Grand Canyon North Rim lookout tower (2012-08-25). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Mount Trumbull
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The start of many adventures-the trailhead. This is the one for Mount Trumbull (2010-06-11). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Mollies Nipple
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The perky Mollies Nipple (04-12-2014). Photo by Libby Mongue-Wymore.
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