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Bison Peak

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Isolation  18.23 mi (29.34 km)
Prominence  747 m
Elevation  3,789 m
Parent range  Front Range
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Listing  Colorado prominent summits Colorado range high points
Location  Park County, Colorado, U.S.
Topo map  USGS 7.5' topographic map McCurdy Mountain, Colorado
Mountain range  Front Range, Rocky Mountains
Similar  Buffalo Peak, Front Range, Windy Peak, Grays Peak, Mount Silverheels

Bison Peak is the highest summit of the Tarryall Mountains range in the Rocky Mountains of North America. Officially designated Bison Mountain, the prominent 12,432-foot (3,789 m) peak is located in the Lost Creek Wilderness of Pike National Forest, 8.1 miles (13.1 km) north by west (bearing 352°) of the community of Tarryall in Park County, Colorado, United States. The summit is the highest point in the Lost Creek Wilderness.

Contents

Map of Bison Peak, Colorado 80456, USA

MountainEdit

Bison Peak was so named because rock formations near the summit were said to resemble American bison.

Historical namesEdit

  • Bison Mountain
  • Bison Peak
  • References

    Bison Peak Wikipedia


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