Bald Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBald Peak
|Elevation||1624+ ft (495+ m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||1,400 feet (427 m)|
|Location||Yamhill County, Oregon, U.S.|
|Parent range||Chehalem Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Laurelwood|
Bald Peak is a mountain top and highest point in the Chehalem Mountains in the Northwest area of the U.S. state of Oregon. Located in Yamhill County near the county line with Washington County, the summit at 1624+ feet (495+ m) is the highest point in the Willamette Valley. Bald Peak State Scenic Viewpoint is a 26-acre (11 ha) state park located on the peak.
The mountain range that includes the peak is composed of a single land mass that was uplifted by tectonics. Bald Peak is both the highest part of the range and the highest point within the Willamette Valley.
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