Mount Danaher Lookout
US 399, CA 50

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 399, CA 50 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered January 12, 2002
Location El Dorado County, California
Coordinates N 38° 44.664' W 120° 40.014' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 44' 40" W 120° 40' 01"
N 38.744400° W 120.666900°
Elevation 3,362 ft (1,025 m)
Built 1949
Administered by California Department of Forestry
Cooperators California Department of Forestry


There are six historic buildings at California Department of Forestry's Amador-El Dorado Ranger Unit Headquarters. One of them is Mount Danaher Lookout, a 100' steel tower with metal cab. Built in 1949 on land that was donated in 1930, it is the tallest in the state system. Located on a secure facility, it is maintained for emergency use and as a historic site.


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