Mount Tom Lookout
US 306, CA 34

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 306, CA 34 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered April 21, 1999
Nominated by Mark Swift
Location Sierra National Forest
Fresno County, California
Coordinates N 37° 22.567' W 119° 10.750' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 22' 34" W 119° 10' 45"
N 37.376112° W 119.179167°
Elevation 9,026 ft (2,751 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators High Sierra Ranger District


One of the last built by the CCC in California, Mount Tom Lookout is on the High Sierra Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest. The 14' x 14' C-3 wooden cab with catwalk is atop a 30-32' K-braced steel tower with an unusual straight stairway. It is still in active service.


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