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This list only presents the major volcanoes in the US.
To be on this list, a volcano must have at least 4,000 feet of prominence.

Major US Volcanoes - Sorted by Elevation

– To sort by Prominence, click on the Rank Prom column heading.

– To sort by Peak Power, click on the E*P column heading.

Prominence explained
Rank explained    Notes

Rank
Elev
Elev
feet
Rank
Prom
Prom
feet
Power:
E*P
Summit Name
Summit Quad
Summit Coords
Proximate Parent
Line Parent (if diff)
Iso
miles
Saddle Elev
Saddle Quad
Saddle Coords
Other fame G J
E1 16,550 P19 6,900 1,142 Bona, Mt AK
McCarthy B-2
61.3856 141.7486
Lucania, Mt CAN 49.62 9,650
McCarthy B-1
61.3180 141.2824
Highest volcano in the US
4th highest volcano in NA
Valdez-Cordova Census HP
1  
E2 16,390 P3 11,640 1,908 Blackburn, Mt AK
McCarthy C-7
61.7316 143.4372
Bona, Mt AK 60.56 4,750
McCarthy C-3
61.6442 141.9222
  1  
E3 16,237 P14 7,687 1,248 Sanford, Mt AK
Gulkana A-1
62.2132 144.1292
Blackburn, Mt AK 40.19 8,550
Gulkana A-1
61.8930 143.7919
  1 1
E4 14,410 P2 13,222 1,905 Rainier, Mt WA
Mount Rainier West
46.8529 121.7604
Whitney, Mt CA
Massive, Mt CO
732.70
 
1,188
Vernon
50.4565 119.1747
WA State HP
Pierce County HP
Mount Rainier NP HP
4 1
E5 14,163 P33 5,613 795 Wrangell, Mt AK
Gulkana A-1
62.0059 144.0187
Sanford, Mt 14.78 8,550
McCarthy D-8
62.1124 144.0748
  1  
E6 14,162 P5 9,832 1,392 Shasta, Mt CA
Mount Shasta
41.4090 122.1949
White Mountain Pk
North Palisade
335.11
 
4,330
Kephart Basin
41.5955 121.3237
Siskiyou County HP
Mt Shasta Wilderness HP
1  
E7 13,796 P1 13,796 1,903 Mauna Kea HI
Mauna Kea
19.8206 155.4681
Shasta, Mt 2,455.1 0
*
*
HI State HP
Hawaii Island HP
Hawaii County HP
4 1
E8 13,679 P17 7,099 971 Mauna Loa HI
Mauna Loa
19.4755 155.6055
Mauna Kea 25.49 6,580
Puu Oo
19.6967 155.4923
Hawai’i Volcanoes NP HP
HI Volcanoes Wilderness HP
2 1
E9 13,421 P42 4,771 643 Jarvis, Mt AK
Nabesna A-6
62.0234 143.6198
PT 13,850 11.14 8,650
McCarthy D-8
61.9924 143.6990
     
E10 12,633 P24 6,053 765 Humphreys Pk AZ
Humphreys Peak
35.3464 111.6779
Babcock Pk
Banded Pk
246.78
 
6,580
Show Low South
34.2042 110.0808
AZ State HP
Coconino County HP
Kachina Pks Wilderness HP
2 1
E11 12,276 P11 8,136 999 Adams, Mt WA
Mount Adams East
46.2025 121.4906
Rainier, Mt 46.78 4,140
Cougar Lake
46.7596 121.4396
Yakima County HP
Mt Adams Wilderness HP
1  
E12 12,010 P20 6,760 812 Drum, Mt AK
Gulkana A-2
62.1154 144.6397
PT 13,380
Zanetti, Mt
16.91
 
5,250
Gulkana A-1
62.0792 144.4283
     
E13 11,973 P35 5,543 664 Sierra Blanca Pk NM
Sierra Blanca Peak
33.3745 105.8089
Lake Pk 167.54 6,430
Ancho
33.9851 105.6601
Otero County HP 2 1
E14 11,420 P43 4,745 542 Baldy, Mt AZ
Mount Baldy
33.9110 109.5649
Doyle Pk
Flat BM
153.84
 
6,675
Star Lake
35.9109 107.4418
Apache County HP
Mt Baldy Wilderness HP
1 1
E15 11,301 P49 4,094 463 Taylor, Mt NM
Mount Taylor
35.2387 107.6084
Chicoma Mtn 86.96 7,207
San Lucas Dam
35.3752 107.6537
Cibola County HP 1 1
E16 11,239 P13 7,699 865 Hood, Mt OR
Mount Hood South
45.3735 121.6959
Adams, Mt
Sonora Pk
58.19
 
3,540
Wapinitia Pass
45.1315 121.7061
OR State HP
Clakamas+Hood River Cty HP
Mount Hood Wilderness HP
2 1
E17 10,781 P8 8,846 954 Baker, Mt WA
Mount Baker
48.7768 121.8144
Liberty Cap
Rainier, Mt
132.38
 
1,935
Skagit River BC
49.1519 121.3169
Whatcom County HP
Mt Baker Wilderness HP
1  
E18 10,540 P15 7,520 793 Glacier Pk WA
Glacier Peak East
48.1119 121.1132
Baker, Mt
Little Tahoma Peak
56.13
 
3,020
Snoqualmie Pass
47.4225 121.4126
Snohomish County HP
Glacier Peak Wilderness HP
1  
E19 10,497 P28 5,797 609 Jefferson, Mt OR
Mount Jefferson
44.6741 121.7996
Hood, Mt
Highland Pk
48.64
 
4,700
Three Fingered Jack
44.3880 121.8441
Jefferson & Linn County HP
Mt Jefferson Wilderness HP
   
E20 10,457 P38 5,237 548 Lassen Pk CA
Lassen Peak
40.4882 121.5048
Shasta, Mt
Highland Pk
73.19
 
5,220
Beckwourth Pass
39.7908 120.1103
Shasta County HP
Lassen Volcanic NP HP
1  
E21 10,358 P34 5,593 579 South Sister OR
South Sister
44.1035 121.7693
Jefferson, Mt
Lassen Pk
39.50
 
4,765
Chemult
43.2314 121.7894
Deschutes & Lane County HP
Three Sisters Wilderness HP
1 1
E22 10,197 P7 9,147 933 Redoubt Volcano AK
Kenai B-8
60.4854 152.7441
Spurr, Mt
Torbert, Mt
58.63
 
1,050
Kenai D-8
60.8166 152.7178
Lake Clark NP HP    
E23 10,023 P4 10,023 1,005 Haleakala (Red Hill) HI
Puu O Kali
20.7097 156.2534
Pu’uhoaka
Mauna Kea
79.64
 
0
*
*
Maui Island HP
Maui County HP
Haleakala NP HP
27 1
E24 10,016 P12 7,866 788 Iliamna Volcano AK
Lake Clark A-1
60.0320 153.0913
Redoubt Volcano 33.55 2,150
Lake Clark A-1
60.1245 153.275
     
E25 9,495 P45 4,475 425 McLoughlin, Mt OR
Mount McLoughlin
42.4445 122.3158
Shastina
South Sister
71.78
 
5,020
Willamette Pass
43.5919 122.0571
Jackson County HP
Sky Lakes Wilderness HP
1 1
E26 9,414 P6 9,414 886 Shishaldin Volcano AK
False Pass D-6
54.7554 163.9709
Iliamna Volcano 544.92 0
*
*
Unimak Island HP
Aleutians East Borough HP
   
E27 8,365 P44 4,625 387 Saint Helens, Mt WA
Mount Saint Helens
46.1911 122.1944
Adams, Mt 33.71 3,740
Spirit Lake East
46.3002 122.0846
Big Boom May 18, 1980 1 1
E28 8,250 P9 8,250 681 Pavlof Volcano AK
Port Moller B-6
55.4173 161.8932
Shishaldin Volcano 94.29 50
Port Moller C-5
55.65 161.417
     
E29 8,225 P10 8,200 674 Veniaminof, Mt AK
Chignik A-4
56.2194 159.2975
Shishaldin Volcano 209.19 25
Chignik C-4
56.5375 159.1267
Sitka Borough HP    
E30 8,106 P27 5,856 475 Isanotski Peaks AK
False Pass D-6
54.7680 163.7291
Shishaldin Volcano 9.71 2,350
False Pass D-6
54.7608 163.8176
     
E31 7,650 P16 7,300 558 Griggs, Mt AK
Mount Katmai B-4
58.3534 155.0958
Iliamna Volcano 136.09 350
Iliamna B-4
59.4102 154.2713
Katmai NP HP 1  
E32 7,051 P18 7,051 497 Vsevidof, Mt AK
Umnak 1:250,000
53.1256 168.6938
Shishaldin Volcano 222.52 0
*
*
Umnak Island HP
Aleutians W. Census Area HP
   
E33 7,050 P22 6,250 441 Douglas, Mt AK
Afognak D-5
58.8598 153.5353
Stellar, Mt 42.86 800
Mount Katmai D-1
58.7517 154.0117
     
E34 6,925 P21 6,625 459 Chiginagak, Mt AK
Ugashik A-3
57.1334 156.9912
Mount Mageik 97.56 0
*
*
     
E35 6,531 P23 6,181 404 Pogromni Volcano AK
Unimak C-3
54.5706 164.6931
Shishaldin Volcano 31.65 350
*
*
On Unimak Island    
E36 5,925 P25 5,925 351 Tanaga Volcano AK
Gareloi Island 1:250,000
51.8838 178.1429
Vsevidof, Mt 407.32 0
*
*
Tanaga Island HP    
E37 5,905 P26 5,905 349 Makushin Volcano AK
Unalaska 1:63,360
53.8782 166.9299
Recheshnoi, Mt 83.11 0
*
*
Unalaska Island HP    
E38 5,803 P29 5,733 333 Frosty Pk AK
Cold Bay A-3
55.0672 162.8351
Roundtop Mtn 35.35 70
Cold Bay B-3
55.25 162.8
     
E39 5,788 P31 5,678 329 Puu Kukui HI
Napili
20.8903 156.5864
Haleakala - Red Hill 24.89 110
Wailuku
20.8450 156.4657
West Maui HP    
E40 5,710 P30 5,710 326 Great Sitkin Volcano AK
Adak 1:250,000
52.0763 176.1108
Tanaga Volcano 87.77 0
*
*
Great Sitkin Island HP    
E41 5,675 P32 5,675 322 Cleveland, Mt AK
Samalga Island
52.8225 169.9456
Mount Vsevidof 56.30 0
*
*
Samalga Island HP    
E42 5,283 P36 5,283 279 Carlisle, Mt AK
Amukta
52.8905 170.0573
Mount Cleveland 6.64 0
*
*
Carlisle Island HP    
E43 5,243 P37 5,243 275 Kawaikini HI
Waimea Canyon
22.0586 159.4975
Puu Kukui 204.06 0
*
*
Kawai Island HP    
E44 5,160 P39 5,160 266 Gareloi, Mt AK
Gareloi Island
51.7881 178.7936
Tanaga Volcano 28.64 0
*
*
Gareloi Island HP    
E45 5,030 P40 5,030 253 Korovin Volcano AK
Atka 1:250,000
52.3816 174.1653
Great Sitkin Volcano 85.25 0
*
*
Atka Island HP    
E46 4,970 P41 4,970 247 Kamakou HI
Halawa SW
21.1064 156.8685
Puu Kukui 23.56 0
*
*
Molokai Island HP    
E47 4,300 P46 4,300 185 Herbert Island HP AK
Amukta
52.7405 170.1142
Cleveland, Mt 9.06 0
*
*
Herbert Island HP    
E48 4,287 P47 4,287 184 Kanaga Volcano AK
Adak 1:250,000
51.9238 177.1623
Tanaga Volcano 42.03 0
*
*
Kanaga Island HP    
E49 4,251 P48 4,251 181 Akutan Pk AK
Unimak A-6
54.1330 165.9854
Makushin Volcano 42.33 0
*
*
Akutan Island HP    
E50 4,060 P50 4,060 165 Kaala HI
Kaena
21.5077 158.1425
Kamakou 86.67 0
*
*
Oahu Island HP 1  
E51 4,025 P51 4,025 162 Augustine Volcano AK
Iliamna B-2
59.3622 153.4330
Douglas, Mt 34.96 0
*
*
     
E52 4,004 P52 4,004 160 Kiska Volcano AK
Kiska
52.1027 177.6030
Anvil Pk 85.59 0
*
*
Kiska Island HP    

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. There are 52 volcanoes on this list.

  2. Our major US Volcano climbs
    Gerry Roach’s totals: 59 ascents; 23/52 overall
    Jennifer Roach’s totals: 13 ascents; 13/52 overall
    Gerry and Jennifer’s combined total as of 9/1/13: 72 ascents

  3. In this list, Rank by Elevation is in the first column, and Rank by Prominence is in the third column.

  4. Peak Power is Elevation in feet times Prominence in feet divided by 100,000.

  5. All maps listed are USGS quads unless otherwise indicated.
    The summit quad listed shows the highpoint.

  6. The datum for the Latitude and Longitude is WGS84. All Longitudes are West.
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