ⓘ Cactus Range. The Cactus Range is a small mountain range in Nye County, Nevada. The range lies southwest of Cactus Flat and north of Pahute Mesa. Goldfield lies ..

                                     

ⓘ Cactus Range

The Cactus Range is a small mountain range in Nye County, Nevada. The range lies southwest of Cactus Flat and north of Pahute Mesa. Goldfield lies 23 mi to the west in Esmeralda County. The range lies within the restricted area of the Tonopah Test Range.

Named peaks in the range include:

  • Antelope Peak 7.500 ft 2.300 m at 37°37.59′N 116°45.35′W.
  • Urania Peak 7.333 ft 2.235 m at 37°41.98′N 116°50.10′W.
  • Mount Helen 7.120 ft 2.170 m at 37°30.39′N 116°44.46′W.
  • Cactus Peak 7.477 ft 2.279 m at 37°46.97′N 116°52.69′W.

The cactus range was so named on account of the cacti in the area.