Bison Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBison Mountain
|Elevation||12,432 ft (3,789 m)|
|Prominence||2,451 ft (747 m)|
|Isolation||18.23 mi (29.34 km)|
|Listing||Colorado prominent summits
Colorado range high points
|Location||Park County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Parent range||Front Range, Highest summit of the Tarryall Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
McCurdy Mountain, Colorado
Bison Peak is the highest summit of the Tarryall Mountains range in the Rocky Mountains of North America. Officially designated Bison Mountain, the prominent 12,432-foot (3,789 m) peak is located in the Lost Creek Wilderness of Pike National Forest, 8.1 miles (13.1 km) north by west (bearing 352°) of the community of Tarryall in Park County, Colorado, United States. The summit is the highest point in the Lost Creek Wilderness.
Bison Peak was so named because rock formations near the summit were said to resemble American bison.
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