Jersey Highlands

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHamburg Mountains High Point (1495 ft/456 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNew Jersey (98%), New York (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,148 sq mi / 5,563 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent80 mi / 129 km North-South
49 mi / 79 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 44' N; 74° 44' W
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Map of Jersey Highlands
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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 Jersey Highlands.
Hudson-Jersey HighlandsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Western Hudson HighlandsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Eastern Hudson HighlandsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Jersey HighlandsLevel 6
         Ramapo MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Watchung MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         PalisadesLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Jersey Highlands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Hamburg Mountains High Point1495456Jersey Highlands
2.Bearfort Mountain1480+451+Jersey Highlands
3.Taylor Mountain1480+451+Jersey Highlands
4.Bearfort Mountain-North Area1460+445+Jersey Highlands
5.Wawayanda Mountain1460+445+Jersey Highlands
6.Boulder Pine Peak1420+433+Jersey Highlands
7.Mount Stockholm1410430Jersey Highlands
8.Morris County High Point1395425Jersey Highlands
9.Bowling Green Mountain1381421Jersey Highlands
10.Bearfort Lookout1340+408+Jersey Highlands
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 Jersey Highlands

Morris County High Point
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The sign in the forest at the highest point of Morris County, NJ (2008-01-02). Photo by Eric Koppel.
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Pochuck Mountain
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At summit, NJ Station Mark (2017-01-28). Photo by Jean André Laverdure.
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South Kanouse
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South Kanouse from Route 23 (2016-11-05). Photo by Jean André Laverdure.
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Smith Benchmark
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Smith Benchmark mounted atop a mossy boulder (2017-10-14). Photo by Joseph Crabtree.
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