Black Hills

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHarney Peak (7242 ft/2207 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesSouth Dakota (68%), Wyoming (32%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area8,426 sq mi / 21,824 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent121 mi / 194 km North-South
143 mi / 230 km East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 8' N; 103° 44' W
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Map of Black Hills
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 Black Hills.
Great PlainsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Canadian Great PlainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Northern US Great PlainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Black HillsLevel 4
                 Belle Fourche-Little Missouri AreaLevel 5 (Child)
                 Bear Lodge MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Northern Black HillsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Southern Black HillsLevel 5 (Child)
         Central Great PlainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southern Great PlainsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Black Hills

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Harney Peak72422207Southern Black Hills
2.Odakota Mountain7200+2195+Southern Black Hills
3.Bear Mountain71662184Southern Black Hills
4.Green Mountain71642184Southern Black Hills
5.Crooks Tower71372175Northern Black Hills
6.Terry Peak70642153Northern Black Hills
7.Crows Nest Peak70482148Southern Black Hills
8.Sylvan Hill70002134Southern Black Hills
9.Peak 696269622122Northern Black Hills
10.White Tail Peak69622122Northern Black Hills
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.Harney Peak72422207Southern Black Hills
2.Crooks Tower71372175Northern Black Hills
3.Warren Peaks66502027Bear Lodge Mountains
4.Missouri Buttes53741638Belle Fourche-Little Missouri Area

Photos of Peaks in the Black Hills

Mount Rushmore

Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln (1989-05-11).
Devils Tower

A very pleasant trail circles Devils Tower, providing nice views through the trees (1989-05-11).

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