> Highest peak: Mauna Kea
> Elevation above sea level: 13,796 ft.
> Coordinates: 19.8° N, 155.5° W
> Value added in 2017 camping, hiking, boating, and hunting: $567.8 million
> 2018 population: 1,420,491
Mauna Kea is 13,796 feet above sea level, but most of the mountain is under water. From base to tip, Mauna Kea is actually 33,500 feet tall — more than 4,000 feet taller than Mount Everest.
> Highest peak: Borah Peak
> Elevation above sea level: 12,662 ft.
> Coordinates: 44.1° N, 113.8° W
> Value added in 2017 camping, hiking, boating, and hunting: $891.4 million
> 2018 population: 1,754,208
Borah Peak can make for a difficult climb, particularly near the peak. The top of the mountain is so treacherous that it has gained the nickname “Chickenout Ridge.”
> Highest peak: Charles Mound
> Elevation above sea level: 1,235 ft.
> Coordinates: 42.5° N, 90.2° W
> Value added in 2017 camping, hiking, boating, and hunting: $4.06 billion
> 2018 population: 12,741,080
Unlike most state high points, Charles Mound in Illinois actually sits on private property. The owners, however, are reportedly welcoming to people who hope to stand on Illinois’ highest point.
> Highest peak: Hoosier Hill
> Elevation above sea level: 1,257 ft.
> Coordinates: 40.0° N, 84.9° W
> Value added in 2017 camping, hiking, boating, and hunting: $5.19 billion
> 2018 population: 6,691,878
Indiana’s highest point, Hoosier Hill, is a nondescript area in the woods of Wayne County. Perhaps the hill’s biggest claim to fame is that it was the last place Arthur H. Marshall visited in his quest to visit the highest point in the lower 48 states. Marshall is believed to be the first person to visit all 48 sites, making him the first known “highpointer”.
> Highest peak: Hawkeye Point
> Elevation above sea level: 1,670 ft.
> Coordinates: 43.5° N, 95.7° W
> Value added in 2017 camping, hiking, boating, and hunting: $1.39 billion
> 2018 population: 3,156,145
Hawkeye Point only rises slightly above the surrounding farmland in Osceola, Iowa. The point sits on private land, but the owners have created a marker and make it accessible to the public.
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