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Michigan County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.BaragaMount Arvon1979Michigan Upper Peninsula949436
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods62059
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula1857
4.IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods703
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods13025
6.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula104135
7.OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula39430
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods1493
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula20921
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula42215
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula41216
12.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula1734
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula9007
13.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula36412
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula3113
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula 1
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula307
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula1484
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula2603
19.KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula2063
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula1642
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula2494
22.ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula2426
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula2438
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula7058
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula22012
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula456
26.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula52823
26.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula36016
29.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula2832
30.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula2706
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula05
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula18014
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula21013
34.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula1675
35.Grand TraverseExodus Hill1214Michigan Lower Peninsula34310
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula42511
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula1006
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula1825
39.AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula409
40.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula758
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula2314
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula645
43.CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula29312
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula1603
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula1507
46.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula25810
47.BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula9012
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula17013
49.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula1647
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula2001
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula3687
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula2716
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula402
54.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula522
55.KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula10427
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula1605
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula011
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula1506
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula10012
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula11012
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula013
62.EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula407
62.MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula1808
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula4011
65.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula1021
66.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula1684
67.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula18114
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula208
69.MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula2715
70.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula05
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula307
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula602
73.ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula7016
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula19814
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula654
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula1273
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula707
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula709
78.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula603
78.ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula1034
80.BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula586
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula33
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula34
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula012

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Michigan, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1997 by Roy Schweiker and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Andy Hatzos via the web site, and manually verified.


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