Buck Rock Lookout
US 284, CA 18
Buck Rock Lookout - 2018

Buck Rock Lookout - 2018 - courtesy of ABC7 San Francisco

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 284, CA 18 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered August 20, 1998
Nominated by Mark Swift
Location Sequoia National Forest
Tulare County, California
Coordinates N 36° 44.160' W 118° 51.586' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 44' 10" W 118° 51' 35"
N 36.736000° W 118.859765°
Elevation 8,408 ft (2,563 m)
Built 1923
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Hume Lake Ranger District and Buck Rock Foundation


The 4A style 14’x 14’ lookout was built from 1917 to 1923 when it was replaced by the 4AR model. Buck Rock Lookout, constructed on the Sequoia National Forest in 1923, is one of only three 4As remaining. It is reached via a suspended flight of stairs.


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