Information About

Castle Rock

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Castle Rock on The Map

Location

63 ° 21' 59" N,
150 ° 16' 28" W

Region

Denali

Elevation

5584 ft (1702 m)

Castle Rock in Detail.

About

in Denali National Park, W of Sunset Glacier terminus, 4.5 mi. SSE of Eielson Visitor Center, Alaska Range

History

So named in 1931 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) because the "very large irregular rocks on this peak give it the appearance, from a distance, of an old castle."