Driskill Mountain, Louisiana

Prominence: 225 ft, 69 m

Elevation: 535 feet, 163 meters

True Isolation: 86.29 mi, 138.87 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 535 ft / 163 m
SubpeaksDriskill Mountain-South Peak (510 ft/155 m)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 25' 29'' N, 92° 53' 48'' W
32.424856, -92.89669 (Dec Deg)
509713 E 3587534 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceLouisiana (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionBienville (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Driskill Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #611)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #32)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #48)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #48)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #240)
     (Alternate) Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #49)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #46)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #53)
     Southeast U.S. Peaks with 50 Miles of Isolation (Rank #8)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #92)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #884)
     Louisiana Parish High Points (Rank #1)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #87)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #66)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1991-07-07 by Dennis Stewart
     1999-03-15 by Scott Surgent
     2004-12-28 by Scott Surgent
     2007-07-22 by Melanie Deare
     2008-03-29 by Jamie Bakken
     2009-10-24 by Chris Bird
     2009-12-19 by Dave Dunham
     2010-10-04 by John Hasch
     2013-09-24 by Gregory Rada (GPS Track)
     2014-07-15 by David Odenwalder
     2014-07-24 by Vinnie Slade
     2014-12-27 by Walter Blume (GPS Track)
     2015-03-14 by Dennis Stewart
     2015-03-21 by Ron Stangeland
     2016-02-20 by Michael Vecchiarelli
     2016-03-04 by Ian Covey
     2016-03-15 by Ryan Eckstein
     2016-10-19 by Dan Hildebrand
     2017-01-01 by Mike Zampino
     2017-03-31 by Paul McClellan (GPS Track)
     2018-04-04 by Peter Stone
     2018-06-27 by Ryan Turner (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (419 total)

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A typical summit area in dense forest--a cairn, sign, and register mark the high point of Louisiana (1995-03-04).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 225 ft/69 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 235 ft/72 m
  Key Col: 310 ft/94 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 86.29 mi/138.87 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 31.685734, -94.083761
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Big Hill  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Ozark Highlands
Range4: Ouachita Mountains
Range5: Ouachita Foothills (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsRed [LA-AR-OK-TX]
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBryceland O32092d8 1:24,000
Route #1 Closed Road for Hiking
Trailhead: Zion Church 415 ft/126 m
Vertical Gain: 120 ft/37 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Top of LA (2014-12-28). Photo by Matt Fowler.
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Sitting on the bench at the lookout near the highpoint (2016-02-20). Photo by Michael Vecchiarelli.
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First highpoint of 2017 and our 25th overall - halfway there (2017-01-01). Photo by Kelli Allstot.
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Trailhead Driskill Mountain (2012-05-17) Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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