Digger Butte Lookout
US 398, CA 49

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 398, CA 49 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered January 12, 2002
Location Lassen National Forest
Tehama County, California
Coordinates N 40° 25.890' W 121° 47.076' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 25' 53" W 121° 47' 05"
N 40.431500° W 121.784600°
Elevation 3,861 ft (1,177 m)
Built 1936
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Almanor Ranger District


Another site that has been inactive in recent years, Digger Butte Lookout was built in 1936 and has undergone few modifications. The 20' L-401 tower is one of only two remaining in the state system. It supports a BC-301 wood frame cab.


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