Keller Peak Lookout
US 28, CA 1

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 28, CA 1 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered November 15, 1991
Nominated by Sandy G. Hogan, District Ranger, Arrowhead Ranger District
Location San Bernadino National Forest
San Bernardino County, California
Coordinates N 34° 11.756' W 117° 02.963' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 11' 45" W 117° 02' 58"
N 34.195940° W 117.049383°
Elevation 7,845 ft (2,391 m)
Built 1926
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Rim of the World Interpretive Assoc. & Arrowhead Ranger District


California has the largest number of active lookouts remaining in the West, but even these are now being phased out in favor of other methods of fire detection. Keller Peak Lookout, on the San Bernardino National Forest, is the first lookout to be registered in the state. Constructed in 1926, it is the third structure on the site and is the oldest lookout remaining on the National Forest. The lookout is staffed by the Rim of the World Interpretive Association and is open to the public.


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