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Anthony Peak
Photo of Howard Lake with Anthony Peak framed behind it
Howard Lake at the base of Anthony Peak
(shown in background)
Highest point
Elevation 6,958 ft (2,121 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 1,514 ft (461 m)
Isolation 9.37 mi (15.08 km)
to Black Butte (Glenn Co.)
Parent peak Mount Linn
Listing California county high points: 31st
Map of Northern California with marker showing location of Anthony Peak
Map of Northern California with marker showing location of Anthony Peak
Anthony Peak
Location in Northern California
Location Mendocino National Forest
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino
Parent range Northern Coast Ranges
Topo map USGS Mendocino Pass (#101569)
Biome Montane Douglas fir forest
Formed by Accretion
Orogeny Franciscan Assemblage
Age of rock Cenomanian (~95 Ma ago)
Mountain type Fold mountain
Type of rock Ophiolite
Easiest route Road hike (YDS Class 1)
Access Mendocino Pass Road
(a/k/a FH-7 or County Road 338)
    Forest Road M4
    (a/k/a FS-23N69)
        Service Road FS-23N60

Anthony Peak is a mountain located in the Mendocino National Forest north of Mendocino Pass and is part of the Northern Coast Ranges of Mendocino County, California, approximately 16 miles (26 km) NE of Covelo. The summit is the highest point in Mendocino County, and averages 61.8 inches at peak snow pack depth annually.

Anthony Peak Lookout, Mendocino National Forest
Anthony Peak Lookout

The rare endemic wildflower known as Anthony Peak lupine (Lupinus antoninus) was named for this peak.

The peak was probably named for James Anthony, who owned a farm in the Round Valley district in 1874.

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