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Brian Head
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Brian Head Peak and Cedar Breaks
Highest point
Elevation 11,312 ft (3,448 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 3,747 ft (1,142 m)
Listing Utah county high points 15th
Geography
Location Iron County, Utah, U.S.
Parent range Markagunt Plateau
Topo map USGS Brian Head

Brian Head, at 11,312 feet (3,448 m) high, is the highest peak on the Markagunt Plateau and in Iron County in southwestern Utah, United States. Brian Head Peak is located east of Cedar City and just north of Cedar Breaks National Monument in Dixie National Forest. The town of Brian Head at the western base of the mountain is the location of the Brian Head Ski Resort.

Brian Head has the name of a government surveyor. There is a Forest Service lookout on the peak that was built in 1934–1935, and there is also a road to the summit that can be driven in summer.

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