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Harney Peak

Mountain information
NameHarney Peak
Elevation7244 ft (2208 m)
Prominence2922 ft (890.6 m)
ListingU.S. state high point
LocationPennington County, South Dakota, United States
RangeBlack Hills
First ascentJuly 24, 1875 � Valentine McGillycuddy
Easiest routeTrail 9

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Harney Peak (variant names: Black Elk Peak, Harney's Peak, Mount Harney, Saint Elmo Peak) is the highest point in South Dakota. Harney Peak is located within the Black Elk Wilderness area, in southern Pennington County, within Black Hills National Forest. At 7244 ft (2208 m), it is also the highest summit in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains and the highest point within the Black Hills.

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