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

Major United States 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, Mount AK
McCarthy B-2
61.3856 141.7486
Lucania, Mount Canada 49.62 9,650
McCarthy B-1
61.3180 141.2824
Highest volcano in the United States
4th highest volcano in North America
Valdez-Cordova Census Highpoint
1  
E2 16,390 P3 11,640 1,908 Blackburn, Mount AK
McCarthy C-7
61.7316 143.4372
Bona, Mount AK 60.56 4,750
McCarthy C-3
61.6442 141.9222
  1  
E3 16,237 P14 7,687 1,248 Sanford, Mount AK
Gulkana A-1
62.2132 144.1292
Blackburn, Mount AK 40.19 8,550
Gulkana A-1
61.8930 143.7919
  1 1
E4 14,410 P2 13,222 1,905 Rainier, Mount WA
Mount Rainier West
46.8529 121.7604
Whitney, Mount CA
Massive, Mount CO
732.70
 
1,188
Vernon
50.4565 119.1747
WA State Highpoint
Pierce County Highpoint
Mount Rainier National Park Highpoint
4 1
E5 14,163 P33 5,613 795 Wrangell, Mount AK
Gulkana A-1
62.0059 144.0187
Sanford, Mount AK 14.78 8,550
McCarthy D-8
62.1124 144.0748
  1  
E6 14,162 P5 9,832 1,392 Shasta, Mount CA
Mount Shasta
41.4090 122.1949
White Mountain Peak
North Palisade
335.11
 
4,330
Kephart Basin
41.5955 121.3237
Siskiyou County Highpoint
Mount Shasta Wilderness Highpoint
1  
E7 13,796 P1 13,796 1,903 Mauna Kea HI
Mauna Kea
19.8206 155.4681
Shasta, Mount CA 2,455.1 0
*
*
HI State Highpoint
Hawaii Island Highpoint
Hawaii County Highpoint
4 1
E8 13,679 P18 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 Highpoint
HI Volcanoes Wilderness Highpoint
2 1
E9 13,421 P42 4,771 643 Jarvis, Mount AK
Nabesna A-6
62.0234 143.6198
Point 13,850 11.14 8,650
McCarthy D-8
61.9924 143.6990
     
E10 12,633 P24 6,053 765 Humphreys Peak AZ
Humphreys Peak
35.3464 111.6779
Babcock Peak CO
Banded Peak CO
246.78
 
6,580
Show Low South
34.2042 110.0808
AZ State Highpoint
Coconino County Highpoint
Kachina Peaks Wilderness Highpoint
2 1
E11 12,276 P11 8,136 999 Adams, Mount WA
Mount Adams East
46.2025 121.4906
Rainier, Mount 46.78 4,140
Cougar Lake
46.7596 121.4396
Yakima County Highpoint
Mount Adams Wilderness Highpoint
1  
E12 12,010 P20 6,760 812 Drum, Mount AK
Gulkana A-2
62.1154 144.6397
Point 13,380
Zanetti, Mount
16.91
 
5,250
Gulkana A-1
62.0792 144.4283
     
E13 11,973 P35 5,543 664 Sierra Blanca Peak NM
Sierra Blanca Peak
33.3745 105.8089
Lake Peak 167.54 6,430
Ancho
33.9851 105.6601
Otero County Highpoint 2 1
E14 11,420 P43 4,745 542 Baldy, Mount AZ
Mount Baldy
33.9110 109.5649
Doyle Peak
Flat Benchmark
153.84
 
6,675
Star Lake
35.9109 107.4418
Apache County Highpoint
Mount Baldy Wilderness Highpoint
1 1
E15 11,301 P49 4,094 463 Taylor, Mount NM
Mount Taylor
35.2387 107.6084
Chicoma Mountain 86.96 7,207
San Lucas Dam
35.3752 107.6537
Cibola County Highpoint 7 2
E16 11,239 P13 7,699 865 Hood, Mount OR
Mount Hood South
45.3735 121.6959
Adams, Mount
Sonora Peak
58.19
 
3,540
Wapinitia Pass
45.1315 121.7061
OR State Highpoint
Clakamas+Hood River Cty Highpoint
Mount Hood Wilderness Highpoint
2 1
E17 10,781 P8 8,846 954 Baker, Mount WA
Mount Baker
48.7768 121.8144
Liberty Cap
Rainier, Mount
132.38
 
1,935
Skagit River BC
49.1519 121.3169
Whatcom County Highpoint
Mount Baker Wilderness Highpoint
1  
E18 10,540 P15 7,520 793 Glacier Peak WA
Glacier Peak East
48.1119 121.1132
Baker, Mount
Little Tahoma Peak
56.13
 
3,020
Snoqualmie Pass
47.4225 121.4126
Snohomish County Highpoint
Glacier Peak Wilderness Highpoint
1  
E19 10,497 P28 5,797 609 Jefferson, Mount OR
Mount Jefferson
44.6741 121.7996
Hood, Mount
Highland Peak
48.64
 
4,700
Three Fingered Jack
44.3880 121.8441
Jefferson & Linn County Highpoint
Mount Jefferson Wilderness Highpoint
   
E20 10,457 P38 5,237 548 Lassen Peak CA
Lassen Peak
40.4882 121.5048
Shasta, Mount
Highland Peak
73.19
 
5,220
Beckwourth Pass
39.7908 120.1103
Shasta County Highpoint
Lassen Volcanic NP Highpoint
1  
E21 10,358 P34 5,593 579 South Sister OR
South Sister
44.1035 121.7693
Jefferson, Mount OR
Lassen Peak CA
39.50
 
4,765
Chemult
43.2314 121.7894
Deschutes & Lane County Highpoint
Three Sisters Wilderness Highpoint
1 1
E22 10,197 P7 9,147 933 Redoubt Volcano AK
Kenai B-8
60.4854 152.7441
Spurr, Mount
Torbert, Mount
58.63
 
1,050
Kenai D-8
60.8166 152.7178
Lake Clark National Park Highpoint    
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 Highpoint
Maui County Highpoint
Haleakala National Park Highpoint
33 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, Mount OR
Mount McLoughlin
42.4445 122.3158
Shastina CA
South Sister OR
71.78
 
5,020
Willamette Pass
43.5919 122.0571
Jackson County Highpoint
Sky Lakes Wilderness Highpoint
1 1
E26 9,414 P6 9,414 886 Shishaldin Volcano AK
False Pass D-6
54.7554 163.9709
Iliamna Volcano
Redoubt Volcano
544.37
 
0
*
*
Unimak Island Highpoint
Unimak Wilderness Highpoint
Aleutians East Borough Highpoint
   
E27 8,365 P44 4,625 387 Saint Helens, Mount WA
Mount Saint Helens
46.1911 122.1944
Adams, Mount 33.71 3,740
Spirit Lake East
46.3002 122.0846
Big Boom May 18, 1980 2 1
E28 8,250 P9 8,200 676 Pavlof Volcano AK
Port Moller B-6
55.4173 161.8929
Shishaldin Volcano
Point 9,150
94.14
 
50
Port Moller C-5
55.6348 161.3549
     
E29 8,225 P10 8,182 673 Veniaminof, Mount AK
Chignik A-4
56.2195 159.2975
Pavlof Volcano
Point 9,150
115.11
 
43
Chignik C-4
56.5440 159.1146
     
E30 8,106 P27 5,856 475 Isanotski Peaks, East AK
False Pass D-6
54.7681 163.7288
Shishaldin Volcano 9.70 2,250
False Pass D-6
54.7613 163.8165
     
E31 7,650 P16 7,300 558 Griggs, Mount (Knife Peak) AK
Mount Katmai B-4
58.3534 155.0958
North Twin
Point 9150
134.23
 
350
Iliamna B-4
59.4102 154.2713
Katmai National Park Highpoint 1  
E32 7,100 P17 7,100 504 Vsevidof, Mount AK
Umnak A-3
53.1241 168.6943
Shishaldin Volcano 222.91 0
*
*
Umnak Island Highpoint
Aleutians W. Census Area Highpoint
   
E33 7,050 P23 6,200 437 Douglas, Mount AK
Afognak D-5
58.8596 153.5353
Stellar, Mount 42.77 850
Mount Katmai D-1
58.7078 154.1326
     
E34 6,925 P21 6,600 457 Chiginagak, Mount AK
Ugashik A-3
57.1335 156.9914
Point 6,950 96.90 0
*
*
     
E35 6,531 P22 6,206 405 Pogromni Volcano AK
Unimak C-3
54.5704 164.6930
Shishaldin Volcano 31.60 325
*
*
On Unimak Island    
E36 5,950 P25 5,950 354 Makushin Volcano AK
Unalaska C-3
53.8862 166.9400
Recheshnoi, Mount 82.98 0
*
*
Unalaska Island Highpoint    
E37 5,900 P26 5,900 348 Tanaga Volcano AK
Gareloi Island C-1
51.8834 178.1443
Vsevidof, Mount
Recheshnoi, Mount
406.72
 
0
*
*
Tanaga Island Highpoint    
E38 5,803 P29 5,728 332 Frosty Peak AK
Cold Bay A-3
55.0672 162.8350
Roundtop Mountain
Pavlof Volcano
35.30
 
75
Cold Bay B-3
55.2386 162.7955
     
E39 5,788 P31 5,678 329 Puu Kukui HI
Napili
20.8903 156.5864
Haleakala - Red Hill 24.92 110
Wailuku
20.8450 156.4657
West Maui Highpoint    
E40 5,710 P30 5,710 326 Great Sitkin Volcano AK
Adak D-1
52.0766 176.1117
Tanaga Volcano 87.62 0
*
*
Great Sitkin Island Highpoint    
E41 5,675 P32 5,675 322 Cleveland, Mount AK
Samalga Island D-6
52.8231 169.9458
Vsevidof, Mount
Recheshnoi, Mount
56.13
 
0
*
*
Samalga Island Highpoint    
E42 5,283 P36 5,283 279 Carlisle, Mount AK
Amukta D-1
52.8908 170.0577
Cleveland, Mount AK 6.62 0
*
*
Carlisle Island Highpoint    
E43 5,243 P37 5,243 275 Kawaikini HI
Waimea Canyon
22.0586 159.4975
Puu Kukui 204.06 0
*
*
Kawai Island Highpoint
Kawai County Highpoint
   
E44 5,160 P39 5,160 266 Gareloi, Mount AK
Gareloi Island C-3
51.7880 178.7941
Tanaga Volcano 28.55 0
*
*
Gareloi Island Highpoint    
E45 5,030 P40 5,030 253 Korovin Volcano AK
Atka D-1
52.3819 174.1662
Great Sitkin Volcano 85.08 0
*
*
Atka Island Highpoint    
E46 4,960 P41 4,960 246 Kamakou HI
Halawa SW
21.1064 156.8685
Puu Kukui 23.56 0
*
*
Molokai Island Highpoint    
E47 4,300 P46 4,300 185 Herbert Island Highpoint AK
Amukta C-1
52.7412 170.1140
Cleveland, Mount AK 9.03 0
*
*
Herbert Island Highpoint    
E48 4,287 P47 4,287 184 Kanaga Volcano AK
Adak C-4
51.9247 177.1627
Point 4,700
Tanaxagiigamax
36.16
 
0
*
*
Kanaga Island Highpoint    
E49 4,251 P48 4,251 181 Akutan Peak AK
Unimak A-6
54.1329 165.9856
Point 5,844 41.31 0
*
*
Akutan Island Highpoint    
E50 4,060 P50 4,060 165 Kaala HI
Kaena
21.5077 158.1425
Kamakou 86.67 0
*
*
Oahu Island Highpoint
Honolulu County Highpoint
1  
E51 4,025 P51 4,025 162 Augustine Volcano AK
Iliamna B-2
59.3622 153.4327
Point 4,070 23.21 0
*
*
     
E52 4,004 P52 4,004 160 Kiska Volcano AK
Kiska D-2
52.1028 177.6028 E
Anvil Peak 85.47 0
*
*
Kiska Island Highpoint    

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. There are 52 volcanoes on this list.

  2. Our major United States Volcano climbs
    Gerry Roach’s totals: 66 ascents; 23/52 overall
    Jennifer Roach’s totals: 14 ascents; 13/52 overall
    Gerry and Jennifer’s combined total as of 6/1/18: 80 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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