Barfoot Lookout
US 218, AZ 12

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 218, AZ 12 (view other lookouts in United States, Arizona)
Date Registered December 30, 1996
Nominated by Dave Lorenz, Arizona Registrar
Location Coronado National Forest
Arizona
Coordinates N 31° 54.965' W 109° 16.407' (view using Google Maps)
N 31° 54' 58" W 109° 16' 24"
N 31.916080° W 109.273444°
Elevation 8,703 ft (2,653 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Douglas Ranger District

Description

Constructed by the CCC in 1935, Barfoot Lookout on the Coronado National Forest in Arizona was active for more than 65 years. It was a 14’x 14’ L-4 ground house with a roof-catch cistern once common in the dry Southwestern forests.

This lookout was destroyed in the Horseshoe II fire in June 2011.

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James Nuti photo of Barfoot foundation after its destruction in the 2011 Horseshoe II fire

James Nuti photo of Barfoot foundation after its destruction in the 2011 Horseshoe II fire