Blue Mountain

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointClarks Knob (2320+ ft/707+ m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,785 sq mi / 4,624 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent86 mi / 138 km North-South
149 mi / 240 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 22' N; 75° 60' W
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Map of Blue Mountain
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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 Blue Mountain.
Northern Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Shawangunk MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kittatiny MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Blue MountainLevel 5
         Anthracite RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Pennsylvania RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Pennsylvania RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Blue Mountain

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Clarks Knob2320+707+ 
2.Blue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270692 
3.Flat Rock1987606 
4.Blue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695517 
5.Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680+512+ 
6.Blue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674510 
7.The Pinnacle1635498 
8.Bears Rocks1604489 
9.Bake Oven Knob1600+488+ 
10.Hawk Mountain1521464 
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 Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point
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Sign at the high point of Berks County, PA (2016-05-22). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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Pulpit Rock
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At up to Pulpit (2015-10-31). Photo by Sam Zara.
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Round Head
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Springtime view of Round Head (2016-04-17). Photo by Brandon Hitz.
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Mount Minsi

The Delaware Water Gap has exposed the tilted strata of Mount Minsi (1981-08-10).

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