Moqui Lookout
US 678, AZ 65

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 678, AZ 65 (view other lookouts in United States, Arizona)
Date Registered March 15, 2006
Nominated by Dave Lorenz
Location Coconino National Forest
Coconino County, Arizona
Coordinates N 34° 33.851' W 111° 10.158' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 33' 51" W 111° 10' 09"
N 34.564180° W 111.169300°
Elevation 7,476 ft (2,279 m)
Built 1952
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Mogollon Rim Ranger District


The tallest tower on the Coconino National Forest is the 83' high Moqui Lookout constructed in 1952. It is a CL-100 series 14'x14' live in cab with catwalk on a metal tower. It replaced an Aermotor fire tower built in 1930.


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Visit Reports

July 27, 2014: Chuck Jacobs


Needs paint? No Response
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? No Response
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No


Staffed? Yes

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response

Other Comments

Comments My parents were the lookouts on this tower during the 1960 and 1961 fire seasons. As a kid, it was a great place to spend the summer.