Antelope Mountain Lookout
US 182, CA 7

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 182, CA 7 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered January 26, 1996
Nominated by Sylvia A. Buesing
Location Lassen National Forest
Lassen County, California
Coordinates N 40° 35.525' W 120° 54.613' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 35' 31" W 120° 54' 37"
N 40.592080° W 120.910211°
Elevation 7,675 ft (2,339 m)
Built 1975
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Eagle Lake Ranger District


Antelope Peak was first used as a lookout in the early 1900s and a two-story structure was constructed by the CCC in 1933. The current tower -- a unique design -- was built in 1975 as a joint project between NASA, the Department of Energy and the U.S. Forest Service. Still in active use, it has the distinction of being the first lookout in the U.S. to be fully equipped with solar power.


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