The mountain range is situated between the Łupków Pass (640 m) and the Vyshkovskyi Pass (933 m).
Frequently Bieszczady refers only to the Western Bieszczady or even only to the part of the range lying within Poland.
The highest peak of Bieszczady is Mt. Pikuy (1405 m) in Ukraine. The highest peak of the Polish part is Tarnica (1346 m).