Ironside Mountain Lookout
US 1057, CA 102
Mark Nelson photo

Mark Nelson photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1057, CA 102 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered January 3, 2015
Nominated by Vickie Lamoureux
Location Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Trinity County, California
Coordinates N 40° 49.959' W 123° 27.080' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 49' 58" W 123° 27' 05"
N 40.832658° W 123.451330°
Elevation 5,169 ft (1,575 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


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Mark Nelson photo

Mark Nelson photo

Mark Nelson photo

Mark Nelson photo

Visit Reports

September 30, 2011: Vickie Lamoureux


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? Yes
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes
Comments: This is a ground level tower, no stairway to maintain.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No
Other enroachments? Electronic sites are located to the south-east.

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? Yes
Comments? A sign is visible from State Highway 299.


Staffed? Yes

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? Yes
Paint and general maintenance.