Henness Ridge Lookout
US 281, CA 15

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 281, CA 15 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered June 4, 1998
Nominated by Mark Swift
Location Yosemite National Park
Mariposa County, California
Coordinates N 37° 38.324' W 119° 43.295' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 38' 19" W 119° 43' 18"
N 37.638739° W 119.721588°
Elevation 6,339 ft (1,932 m)
Built 1934
Administered by National Park Service
Cooperators National Park Service, Western Region

Description

Another example of rustic architecture, Henness Ridge is a three-story structure built in 1934 by the CCC. The first and second floors are garage and living quarters respectively. The third floor cab is 13’ x 13’ with a catwalk. Now reserved for emergency use, the Yosemite National Park site has been restored.

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