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Calico Peaks
Location of Calico Peaks in California
Highest point
Peak Calico Peak
Elevation 4,542 ft (1,384 m) NAVD 88
Country United States
State California
Region Mojave Desert
District San Bernardino County
& Inyo County
Range coordinates 34°59′44″N 116°50′18″W / 34.995511669°N 116.838416036°W / 34.995511669; -116.838416036
Parent range Calico Mountains

The Calico Peaks are geologically and historically colorful mountains in the Calico Mountains Range in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County and Inyo County, California. They are located just north of Barstow, Yermo, and Interstate 15.


Calico Peak is 4,542 feet (1,384 m)in elevation in the San Bernardino County portion.


The Rainbow Basin geologic feature, in the Bureau of Land Management-managed Rainbow Basin Natural Area, and Calico Ghost Town are located below the Calico Peaks in the Yermo Hills. The Calico Early Man Site, a prehistoric Native American archaeological site, is in the mountains also.

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