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Photos of Nevada’s County High Points

Snow Valley Peak 
Carson City - Snow Valley Peak
Located on the east side of Lake Tahoe, Snow Valley Peak is accessed via the Tahoe Rim Trail, and overlooks the state capital as well.

 

Desatoya Peak
Churchill County - Desatoya Peak
Also know as the "Desatoya Twins" due to its double summit, this fine peak overlooks US Highway 50 in the Pony Express country near Cold Springs.

 

 Charleston Peak, Clark County
Clark County - Charleston Peak
Checking in as the 8th highest peak in the state, Charleston Peak overlooks Las Vegas, Lake Mead, and a huge swath of southern Nevada.

 

 East Peak, Douglas County
Douglas County - East Peak
Another one of the 3 county high points overlooking crystal blue Lake Tahoe, this one towers above the town of South Lake Tahoe and the casinos of Stateline.

 

 Ruby Dome, Elko County
Elko County - Ruby Dome
As the highest of the Ruby Mountains, Ruby Dome is the crown jewel among many 11,000' peaks, and overlooks the towns of Spring Creek and Elko.

 

 Boundary Peak, Esmeralda County
Esmeralda County - Boundary Peak
Boundary Peak is Nevada's highest mountain, and stands as the Nevada sentinel at the north end of the White Mountains, near the town of Benton, California.

 

 Diamond Peak, Eureka County
Eureka County - Diamond Peak
Looming above the "living ghost town" of Eureka, the views from Diamond Peak encompass an enormous amount of central Nevada along US Highway 50.

 

 Granite Peak, Humboldt County
Humboldt County - Granite Peak
Standing alone as the northernmost county high point, Granite Peak overlooks Paradise Valley, the site of Indian skirmishes in the days of yesteryear.

 

 Bunker Hill, Lander County
Lander County - Bunker Hill
Another big beautiful 11,000' beast, Bunker Hill is a highlight of the Toiyabe Range above the trout-fishing destination of Kingston Canyon.

 

 Mount Grafton, Lincoln County
Lincoln County - South Ridge of Mount Grafton
One of the two Nevada county high points not on a summit, this cohp proffers splendid views of the Snake Range and Great Basin National Park.

 

 Middle Sister, Lyon County
Lyon County - Northeast Ridge of Middle Sister
The other non-summit cohp within Nevada, this saunter in the sage & pinyon country rewards the hiker with amazing views of the Sweetwater Mountains & the Sierra Nevada.

 

Mount Grant, Mineral County
Mineral County - Mount Grant
Towering some 7000' above Walker Lake and the town of Hawthorne, this 11K peak lies within the Hawthorne Army Depot and is a special access situation.

 

Mount Jefferson, Nye County
Nye County - Mount Jefferson
The 6th highest mountain in Nevada, Jefferson is centrally located and looms above the towns of Carvers and Hadley in the Big Smoky Valley.

 

Star Peak, Pershing County
Pershing County - Star Peak
Overlooking the Rye Patch Reservoir between Winnemucca and Lovelock, Star Peak is easily accessible from Interstate 80.

 

Mount Davidson, Storey County
Storey County - Mount Davidson
Situated directly above the Historic District of Virginia City, Mount Davidson provides views of Reno, Carson City, and the Tahoe Sierra.

 

Mount Rose, Washoe County
Washoe County - Mount Rose
The 3rd Nevada cohp overlooking Lake Tahoe, Mount Rose provides awesome views, from Lassen Peak to Boundary Peak and a gigantic segment of the Sierra Nevada.

 

Wheeler Peak, White Pine County
White Pine County - Wheeler Peak
Wheeler Peak is the 2nd highest mountain in Nevada, and the crown jewel of Great Basin National Park. An ancient glacier lingers beneath its north face.