Grasshopper Peak Lookout
US 890, CA 96

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 890, CA 96 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered September 4, 2010
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Humboldt County, California
Coordinates N 40° 18.392' W 123° 58.669' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 18' 24" W 123° 58' 40"
N 40.306529° W 123.977819°
Elevation 3,379 ft (1,030 m)
Built 1958
Administered by Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)
Cooperators California Dept. of Forestry (Cal Fire)

Description

Located in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Grasshopper Peak Lookout is a CalFire design octagonal cab with catwalk on a 29' enclosed steel tower. Built in 1958 it is now accessible to the public via a trail.

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View of fire from lookout in 2003

View of fire from lookout in 2003

Manned lookout August 3, 2009

Manned lookout August 3, 2009

Early 1960s

Early 1960s

December 1957

December 1957