Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHigh Tor (810+ ft/247+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNew Jersey (68%), New York (33%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area374 sq mi / 970 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent40 mi / 65 km North-South
18 mi / 29 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 56' N; 74° 4' W
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Map of Palisades
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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 Palisades.
Hudson-Jersey HighlandsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Western Hudson HighlandsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Eastern Hudson HighlandsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Jersey HighlandsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Ramapo MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Watchung MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         PalisadesLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Palisades

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.High Tor810+247+Palisades
2.South Mountain802244Palisades
3.Campgaw Mountain750229Palisades
4.Hook Mountain730+223+Palisades
5.Little Tor690+210+Palisades
6.Mount Nebo680+207+Palisades
7.Palisades-Alpine Summit550+168+Palisades
8.Palisades-South Alpine Summit460+140+Palisades
9.Hudson County High Point260+79+Palisades
10.Laurel Hill150+46+Palisades
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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