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List of Sierra Nevada Topics

This is a list of Sierra Nevada topics, about the Sierra Nevada of California, USA. Please see Sierra Nevada for alternative meanings. See also: Bibliography of the Sierra Nevada (U.S.) for further reading.

Principal Mountains

List of mountains over 14,000 ft (4250 m) with 300 ft (90 m) of prominence:[1]

Kaweah peaks and Triple Divide Peak, part of the Great Western Divide, from the west.

Other notable peaks:


Counties in the Sierra

Sonora Peak, highest point in Alpine County

The Carson Range (often considered part of the Sierra) extends into Nevada:

Principal rivers

The headwaters of the San Joaquin River

Prominent Lakes

Mono Lake as seen from Mount Dana.

Other natural features

Hetch Hetchy Valley

See also: List of Yosemite waterfalls

National parks and monuments

Yosemite National Park

North to south:

Eastern side of the Sierra:

National forests

Wilderness areas

Mount Ritter and Banner Peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

A total of over 3,726,000 acres (15,080 km2) in 26 separate areas[2]

State Parks


Bodie State Historic Park


Trails and routes

Mountain passes

View from Forester Pass

People related to the Sierra Nevada

John Muir

Relevant list articles


  1. ^ "California 13,500-foot Peaks".
  2. ^ "Wilderness Areas in the Sierra Nevada". Retrieved .

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