Tallest American peaks named for Indigenous peoples

The following list identifies the tallest mountain peaks in the Unites States that are named for indigenous peoples, nations, and individuals. The fourteen that are named for specific individuals are shown in italics. The list includes, mountains, hills, peaks, towers, buttes, domes, mesas, etc. However, the list does not include entire mount ranges named for indigenous peoples, etc. It also does not include peaks with non-specific terms such as “chief” or “Indian.”

Huron Peak, CO – Source: 14ers.com

As always, please feel free to forward any suggestions, additions, or corrections to this list. The minimum elevation for inclusion on the list is 1,000 feet above sea level.

Mount Sacagawea, MT – Source: en.wikipedia.org
  1. Huron Peak (CO) = 14,012 feet
  2. Mount Ouray (CO) = 13,961 feet
  3. Iowa Peak (CO) = 13,831 feet
  4. Mount Kaweah (CA) = 13,807 feet
  5. Mount Sacagawea (MT) = 13,575 feet
  6. North Arapaho Peak (CO) = 13,508 feet
  7. Apache Peak (CO) = 13,441 feet
  8. Navajo Peak (CO) = 13,409 feet
  9. South Arapaho Peak (CO) = 13,400 feet
  10. Kiowa Peak (CO) = 13,276 feet
  11. Ogalalla Peak (CO) = 13,138 feet
  12. Paiute Peak (CO) – 13,088 feet
  13. Shoshoni Peak (CO) = 12,967 feet
  14. Pawnee Peak (CO) = 12,943 feet
  15. Hopi Peak (CO) = 12,777 feet
  16. Comanche Peak (CO) = 12,702 feet
  17. Blackhawk Peak (CO) = 12,681 feet
  18. Mount Tlinglit (AK)= 12,606 feet
  19. Piute Mountain (CA) = 12,560 feet
  20. Jicarilla Peak (NM) = 12,494 feet
  21. Kachina Peak (NM) = 12,481 feet
  22. Little Pawnee Peak (CO) = 12,466 feet
  23. Mount Belknap (UT) = 12,137 feet
  24. Cherokee Peak (CO) = 12,130 feet
  25. Blackfoot Peak (CO) = 12,113 feet
  26. Tesuque Peak (NM) = 12,047 feet
  27. Nez Perce Peak (WY) = 11,901 feet
  28. Mount Timpanogos (UT) = 11,753 feet
  29. Taos Peak (NM) = 11,257 feet
  30. Mount Rosebud (MT) = 11,163 feet
  31. Wichita Mountain (CO) = 10,855 feet
  32. Tuolomne Peak (CA) = 10,845 feet
  33. Picuris Peak (NM) = 10,801 feet
  34. Sandia Crest (NM) = 10,678 feet
  35. Mount Acoma (CO) = 10,513 feet
  36. North Sandia Peak (NM) = 10,446 feet
  37. Navajo Mountain (AZ/UT) and Black Hawk Mountain (CA) = 10.348 feet
  38. North Shoshone Mountain (NV) = 10,312 feet
  39. Sandia Needle (NM = 10,236 feet
  40. Chico Peak (MT) = 10,195 feet
  41. Karluk Peak (AK) = 10,167 feet
  42. Ute Mountain (NM) = 10,097 feet
  43. South Shoshone Mountain (NV) = 10,052 feet
  44. Apache Kid Peak (NM) = 10,048 feet
  45. Mount Siyeh (MT) = 10.019 feet
  46. Mount Iliamna (AK) = 10,016 feet
  47. Ute Peak (CO) = 9,984 feet
  48. Sacajawea Peak (OR) = 9,843 feet
  49. Mount Gakona (AK) = 9,800 feet
  50. North Sandia Peak (NM) = 9,782 feet
  51. Kiowa Mountain (NM) = 9,735 feet
  52. Sacagawea Peak (MT) = 9,654 feet
  53. Chief Joseph Mountain (OR) = 9,617 feet
  54. Goshutes Peak (NV) = 9,614 feet
  55. Blackfoot Mountain (MT) = 9,579 feet
  56. Cheyenne Mountain (CO) = 9,570 feet
  57. Fox Mountain (NM) = 9,387 feet
  58. Chinook Mountain (ID) = 9,112 feet
  59. Tule Peak (NV) = 8,723 feet
  60. Kaibab Plateau (AZ) = 8,701 feet
  61. Bearhat Mountain (MT) = 8,689 feet
  62. Kootenai Peak (MT) = 8,542 feet
  63. Rincon Peak (AZ) = 8,482 feet
  64. Mount Chitina (AK) = 8,434 feet
  65. Hualapai Peak (AZ) = 8,417 feet
  66. Tazlina Tower (AK) = 8,350 feet
  67. Nooksack Tower (AK) = 8,268 feet
  68. Rosebud Mountain (NV) = 8,167 feet
  69. Isleta Lookout (NM) = 8,160 feet
  70. Cochise Head (AZ) = 8,113 feet
  71. Sioux Peak (UT) = 8,107 feet
  72. Mescalero Mountain (TX) = 8,060 feet
  73. Cherokee Peak (WY) = 7,837 feet
  74. Cerro Pomo (NM) = 7,827 feet
  75. Bannock Mountain (WA) = 7,760 feet
  76. Sitting Bull Mountain (WA) = 7,759 feet
  77. Apache Peak – Whetstone Mtns. (AZ) = 7,714 feet
  78. Flandreau Mountain (AK) = 7,644 feet
  79. Cowlitz Chimney (WA) = 7,609 feet
  80. Ione Summit (NV) = 7,569 feet
  81. Elko Mountain (NV ) = 7,505 feet
  82. Apache Peak (CA) = 7,553 feet
  83. Cowlitz Chimney Central Peak (WA) = 7,421 feet
  84. Lipan Peak (AZ) = 7,418 feet
  85. Ojibway Peak (MT) = 7,303 feet
  86. Yavapai Point (AZ) = 7,062 feet
  87. Cowlitz Chimney North (WA) = 7,015 feet
  88. Cochiti Mesa (NM) = 6,966 feet
  89. Chinook Mountain (WA) = 6,904 feet
  90. Modoc Peak (CA) = 6,900 feet
  91. Shoshone Mountain (NV) = 6,834 feet
  92. Skagit Peak (WA) = 6,824 feet
  93. Cochise Peak (AZ) = 6,797 feet
  94. Winnemucca Mountain (NV) = 6,742 feet
  95. Gila Peak (AZ) = 6,629 feet
  96. Crazy Horse Memorial Mountain (SD) = 6,532 feet
  97. Rosebud Peak (NV) = 6,496 feet
  98. Moapa Peak (NV) = 6,471 feet
  99. Acoma Pueblo Mesa (NM) = 6,460 feet
  100. Mount Skokomish (WA) = 6,434 feet
  101. Snoqualmie Mountain (WA) = 6,278 feet
  102. Yakima Peak (WA) = 6,226 feet
  103. San Felipe Mesa (NM) = 6,037 feet
  104. Delaware Benchmark (TX/NM) = 5,888 feet
  105. Mount Spokane (WA) = 5,883 feet
  106. Chilkat Peak (AK) = 5,777 feet
  107. Stillaguamish Peak (WA) = 5,720 feet
  108. Salish Peak (WA) = 5,684 feet
  109. Inupiat Mountain (AK) = 5,666 feet
  110. Cahuilla Mountain (CA) = 5,635 feet
  111. Hoh Peak (WA) = 5,570 feet
  112. Pawnee Buttes (CO) = 5,230 feet
  113. Washoe Hill (NV) = 5,197 feet
  114. Minto Mountain (OR) – 5,143 feet
  115. Atka Mountain (AK) = 5,030 feet
  116. Knik Mountain (AK) = 4,930 feet
  117. Ugashik-Peulik Mountain (AK) = 4,836 feet
  118. Cheyenne Buttes (NE) = 4,400 feet
  119. Mount Akutan (AK) = 4,271 feet
  120. Osage Mountain (NC) = 4,180 feet
  121. Nome Peak (OR) = 4,120 feet
  122. Mount Eklutna (AK) = 4,065 feet
  123. Akiak Mountain (AK) = 4,035 feet
  124. Mount Tecumseh (NH) = 3,997 feet
  125. Mountain Ekluntna (AK) = 3,934 feet
  126. Tule Mountain (TX) = 3,838 feet
  127. Cheyenne Peak (NV) = 3,833 feet
  128. Geronimo Head (AZ) = 3,509 feet
  129. Colville Mountain (WA) = 3,379 feet
  130. Red Shirt Table (SD) = 3,340 feet
  131. Chignik Mountain (AK) = 3,196 feet
  132. Apache Peak (AZ) = 3,183 feet
  133. Chignik Mountain (AK) = 3,012 feet
  134. Mount Kaguyak (AK) = 2,956 feet
  135. Takotna Mountain (AK) = 2,900 feet
  136. Pocahontas Peak (WA) = 2,862 feet
  137. Pee Dee Ridge (TN) = 2,802 feet
  138. Sycaun Peak (CA) = 2,801 feet
  139. Manzanita Peak (AK) = 2,667 feet
  140. Kasaan Mountain (AK) = 2,562 feet
  141. Maricopa Peak (AZ) = 2,557 feet
  142. Tuscarora Mountain (PA) = 2,458 feet
  143. Kickapoo Mountain (TX) = 2,444 feet
  144. Coos Mountain (OR) – 2,440 feet
  145. Chehalis Peak (BC) = 2,392 feet
  146. Afognak Mountain (AK) = 2,256 feet
  147. Brule Mountain MN) = 2,226 feet
  148. Catawba Mountain (VA) = 2,225 feet
  149. Mount Onondaga (NY) = 2,205 feet
  150. Pala Mountain (CA) = 2,140 feet
  151. Ramona Peak (CA) = 2,128 feet
  152. Cow Creek Mountain (AR) = 2,087 feet
  153. Mount Cayuga (NY) = 2,070 feet
  154. Turtle Mountain (NC) = 1,969 feet
  155. Ninilchik Dome (AK) = 1,955 feet
  156. Table Mountain (CA) = 1,919 feet
  157. Seneca Rocks (WV) = 1,877 feet
  158. Telida Mountain (AK) = 1,750 feet
  159. Lummi Peak (WA) = 1,686 feet
  160. Shungnat Mountain (AK) = 1,631 feet
  161. Mohawk Mountain (CT) = 1,600 feet
  162. Laguna Peak (CA) = 1,421 feet
  163. Shawnee Mountain (PA) = 1,350 feet
  164. Schaghticoke Mountain (NY) = 1,325 feet
  165. Mount Eyak (AK) = 1,261 feet
  166. Bannock Mountain (ME) = 1,227 feet
  167. Penobscot Mountain (ME) = 1,196 feet
  168. Mount Ojibway (MI) = 1,152 feet
  169. Siletz Hill (OR) = 1,068 feet
  170. Wachita Mountain (MO) = 1,027 feet

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