Cathedral Peak

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: December 1, 1994

Cathedral Peak is just southeast of Pinto Canyon in west central Presidio County (at 30°00' N, 104°30' W). With an elevation of over 4,400 feet above sea level, the peak stands encircled by canyons and higher summits in all directions. Cathedral Peak is composed of intrusive igneous rock from which grow sparse grasses, cacti, and desert shrubs of conifers and oaks.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Cathedral Peak,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 24, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994