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Bison Mountain
Bison Peak
Highest point
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
Geography
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.

Mountain

Bison Peak was so named because rock formations near the summit were said to resemble American bison.

Historical names

  • Bison Mountain
  • Bison Peak
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