List Of U.S. National Parks By Elevation

Many of the National Parks in the United States are located in mountainous regions, which explains some of the high elevations listed below.

Below is a list of the 10 highest points in US National Parks.

Denali National Park, Alaska

Mount McKinley in the Alaska Range
Elevation: 20,320 feet

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska

Mount Saint Elias in the Saint Elias Mountains
Elevation: 18,008 feet

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Mount Fairweather in the Saint Elias Mountains
Elevation: 15,300 feet

Sequoia National Park, California

Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Elevation: 14,505 feet

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Mount Rainier in the Cascade Range
Elevation: 14,411 feet

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Longs Peak in the Front Range Mountains
Elevation: 14,259 feet

Kings Canyon National Park, California

North Palisade in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Elevation: 14,242 feet

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Grand Teton in the Teton Range
Elevation: 13,770 feet

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

Mauna Loa in the Hawaiian Islands Mountains
Elevation: 13,679 feet

Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

Tijeras Peak in the Sangre de Cristo Range
Elevation: 13,604 feet

As in interesting side note, Death Valley National Park (in California and Nevada) has the widest range of elevations, from 300 feet below sea level in Badwater Basin to 11,049 feet above sea level at the summit of Telescopic Peak.

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