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Bull Run Mountains
2013-07-22 15 25 24 The Bull Run Mountains in Nevada, viewed from the Independence Mountains.jpg
Bull Run Mountains viewed from the Independence Mountains
Highest point
Peak Porter Peak
Elevation 2,791 m (9,157 ft)
Bull Run Mountains (Nevada) is located in Nevada
Bull Run Mountains (Nevada)
Location in Nevada
Country United States
State Nevada
District Elko County
Range coordinates 41°50′7.644″N 116°8′38.350″W / 41.83545667°N 116.14398611°W / 41.83545667; -116.14398611
Topo map USGS Dry Creek Reservoir

The Bull Run Mountains is a mountain range in Elko County, Nevada, United States. Much of the range is contained within the Mountain City Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Porter Peak, at 9,157 feet (2,791 m) is the highest point of the range.

The range was named in commemoration of the Battle of Bull Run, in the American Civil War.

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