Top Ten U.S. States With Best Mountains

The Top Ten
1 Utah Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 31st-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States.

The beauty of Utah's mountains is amplified by the fact that the population lives among them and plays in them so often that they are a central part of the culture of Utah.

2 Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

Colorado is the king of the Rocky Mountains, no state can compete with Colorado not even Utah...This is the Rocky Mountains I learned at school. I see why the mountain's name is the Rocky Mountains.
When a deer crosses the street, it is beautiful for people to wait. We must learn that American national parks do not damage nature. LOVE YOU COLORADO

All you have to do is see for yourself. And see. And see. Magnificent mountains and valleys unlike anywhere else. Very unique, especially in the contrary in summer and winter and the fact no matter when you come, it will be beautiful.

Colorado is simply beautiful with all the mountains. Great place to go skiing

3 California California is a state in the Southwestern United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento, and the largest city is Los Angeles. ...read more.

There are so many mountains in California it's impossible to name even a fraction of them. It's also a place you can hike and climb 365 days a year. There is no better place on earth.

4 Wyoming Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, but the least populous and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.

Wyoming has most of the prettiest mountains in the us and should be #1 I love wyoming. it's high snow peak mountains over 64 of them above 13,000 feet and second highest in terms of average elevation. we here in this state should be #1 in terms of best economy and beautiness we should be #1 in everything. everyone who loves this state more than me( which is impossible) should comment. ya'll also gotta realize our antelope population are really high as long with elk, deer, moose and others. so if you love hunting come to wyoming. we here are #1 but don' want to many people though... watch out for the weather it gets nasty...but we love that too. just the thought of high plataue is just invigorating... yellowstone is so gorgeous yall will be so inspired you may move here.

I love the mountains in Wyoming. Yellowstone national park is beautiful

Wyoming is really pretty and inspiring it should be #1... and oh my looking at 64 13,000 foot mountains in wyoming is inspiring along with all the wildlife...very cold and unpopulated but we yall here love it.

Simply the best.

5 Idaho Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States.
6 Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaƱa.

How are the mountains of Colorado, Utah, Idaho, California, and Wyoming more beautiful than the mountains of Montana? I mean seriously: Google images of "glacier national park" and you'll see what I mean. Google images of "rocky mountain national park" in Colorado, and it pales in comparison.

7 Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.

The cascades have 5 huge glacier covered volcanoes, while having some of the most jagged peaks in the U S in the northern portion. Also has the Olympics which are a young but growing range and they look like a huge wall coming out of the water from the Puget/Possession Sound.

The Cascades are absolutely stunning, and a small taste of the massive Canadian Rockies. Plus Mt. Baker boasts the world's snowfall record, at 95 feet in one season. Mt. Ranier is also simply majestic.

8 Oregon Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Oregon is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Washington, on the south by California, on the east by Idaho, and on the southeast by Nevada.
9 Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

West Virginia is higher on the list than Alaska - seriously? I lived in Alaska and have been in the other 49 states. There are spectacular mountains in many states, but Alaska is at the top of my list.

The mountains around here are so beautiful. Alaska should be number one.

How is this not number 1? It has the largest mountain on the continent.

10 Nevada Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

I love seeing the mountains near Vegas!

The Contenders
11 West Virginia West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, ...read more.

The hearth of the Appalachian Mountains is located in West Virginia.

12 Vermont
13 New Mexico
14 Arizona Arizona is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.

I cannot believe State 48 was left off the list.

15 South Dakota
16 Tennessee Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.
17 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
18 Maine

How the heck is Florida on this list? That place is a sinking, flat hellhole and it's about to flooded for good

19 Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.
20 Virginia Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.
21 North Carolina North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

The Great Smokey Mountains are beautiful. Definitely should be mentioned.

22 Florida Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Florida is the southeasternmost U.S. state, with the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other.
23 Kentucky Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
24 Michigan
25 Mississippi Mississippi is a southern U.S. state with the Mississippi River to its west, the state of Alabama to its east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
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