Michigan Lower Peninsula

Range TypePeninsula
Highest PointBriar Hill (1706 ft/520 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesMichigan (74%), Indiana (18%), Illinois (4%), Ohio (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area55,789 sq mi / 144,493 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent412 mi / 663 km North-South
295 mi / 475 km East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 51' N; 85° 19' W
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Map of Michigan Lower Peninsula
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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 Michigan Lower Peninsula.
Lower Peninsula-HeartlandLevel 4 (Parent)
         Michigan Lower PeninsulaLevel 5
         South and Central IllinoisLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Ohio-Wabash-Erie AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Michigan Lower Peninsula

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Briar Hill1706520 
2.Grove Hill1703+519+ 
3.Indian Springs Lookout1579481 
4.Hudson Lookout1562476 
5.Missaukee County High Point1555+474+ 
6.Portage Lake Lookout1540+469+ 
7.Otsego County High Point1516+462+ 
8.Ogemaw County High Point1510+460+ 
9.North Otsego County High Point1509+460+ 
10.Antrim County High Point1489454 
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 Michigan Lower Peninsula

Graham Benchmark
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Benchmark Graham sits near a tower seen above the right side of Boyne Highlands ski area. Picture was taken from Nub's Nob (2013-07-31). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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Nubs Nob
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Nubs Nob viewed from Boyne Highlands ski area (2013-07-31). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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Fisk Benchmark
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Kent County, Michigan HP (2011-10-02). Photo by David Carr.
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