List of Sierra Nevada topics

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This list is about the Sierra Nevada of California, United States.

Principal mountains[edit]

Mount Whitney

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

Other notable peaks:


Counties in the Sierra[edit]

Sonora Peak, highest point in Alpine County

Principal rivers[edit]

The headwaters of the San Joaquin River

Prominent Lakes[edit]

Mono Lake as seen from Mount Dana.

Other natural features[edit]

Hetch Hetchy Valley

National parks and monuments[edit]

Devils Postpile

North to south:

Eastern side of the Sierra:

National forests[edit]

Wilderness areas[edit]

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[edit]


Bodie State Historic Park


Trails and routes[edit]

Giant sequoia[edit]

General Sherman Tree

Mountain passes[edit]


Rim Fire

People related to the Sierra Nevada[edit]

John Muir

Relevant list articles[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "California 13,500-foot Peaks".
  2. ^ "Wilderness Areas in the Sierra Nevada". Archived from the original on 2017-09-27. Retrieved 2017-09-27.