Manzanita Mountain (Manzanita Ridge) Lookout
US 1332, CA 155
Manzanita Mountain Lookout - 2006

Manzanita Mountain Lookout - 2006 - courtesy of Fred Johnson

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1332, CA 155 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered October 23, 2019
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Modoc National Forest
Modoc County, California
Coordinates N 41° 16.644' W 120° 48.036' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 16' 39" W 120° 48' 02"
N 41.277401° W 120.800600°
Elevation 7,044 ft (2,147 m)
Built 1934/1974
Administered by California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - Lassen-Modoc Unit (Cal Fire LMU)
Cooperators US Forest Service - Modoc National Forest


This tower, Plan Number 889-lA , is based upon the Fredonyer Lookout design. There are only five Fredonyer style towers in the State. The cab is the standard 7 3 2-6A . The existing Manzanita Lookout building replaced the original ECW lookout which had been constructed for the Modoc National Forest in 1934. CDF assumed operation of this site in the early 1970s. (MVT 10/91)


Change Basemap



2017 - courtesy of Fred Johnson


2017 - courtesy of Ron Kemnow

Original Outhouse

Original Outhouse - courtesy of Fred Johnson

Photo courtesy of Modoc National Forest Archive