Jacob Lake Lookout
US 199, AZ 7

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 199, AZ 7 (view other lookouts in United States, Arizona)
Date Registered December 30, 1996
Nominated by David Lorenz, Arizona Registrar & John Hanson, Archaeologist, Kaibab NF
Location Kaibab National Forest
Coconino County, Arizona
Coordinates N 36° 41.980' W 112° 12.777' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 41' 59" W 112° 12' 47"
N 36.699660° W 112.212943°
Elevation 8,130 ft (2,478 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators North Kaibab Ranger District


Jacob Lake Lookout, located on the North Kaibab Ranger District, was also built in 1934 by the same contractors from Kanab who constructed Big Springs Tower. It too is a 100’ Aermotor steel tower with a 7’ x 7’ metal cab and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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Visit Reports

October 9, 2020: Michael King


Needs paint? Not Applicable
Shutters OK? Not Applicable
Condition of wood OK? Not Applicable
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Not Applicable
Good condition? Yes

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? Yes
Directions to tower signed? Yes


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? Unsure
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? Unsure