Deer Springs Lookout
US 418, AZ 25

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 418, AZ 25 (view other lookouts in United States, Arizona)
Date Registered March 4, 2002
Nominated by Dave Lorenz, Director, AZ/NM FFLA
Location Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Navajo County, Arizona
Coordinates N 34° 18.366' W 110° 25.218' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 18' 22" W 110° 25' 13"
N 34.306100° W 110.420300°
Elevation 7,235 ft (2,205 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Black Mesa Ranger District


The oldest active lookout in Arizona, Deer Springs, was built in 1923 on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. The Aermotor LL-25 tower with 7’x7' metal cab is one of only two existing in the southwestern U.S. and is on the National Register of Historic Places.


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