La Cumbre Peak Lookout
US 882, CA 92

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 882, CA 92 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered June 19, 2010
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Los Padres National Forest
Santa Barbara County, California
Coordinates N 34° 29.674' W 119° 42.757' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 29' 40" W 119° 42' 45"
N 34.494560° W 119.712610°
Elevation 3,975 ft (1,212 m)
Built 1945
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Santa Barbara Ranger District


Built in 1946 for the Los Padres National Forest, La Cumbre Peak Lookout was an innovative experimental design with sloped glass and relatively high walls. Because of the relatively high cost at the time ($6,500), it was the only model constructed.


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