Oak Flat Lookout
US 307, CA 35
Oak Flat Lookout - 2011

Oak Flat Lookout - 2011 - courtesy of Ron Kemnow

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 307, CA 35 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered March 8, 1999
Nominated by Mark Swift
Location Sequoia National Forest
Kern County, California
Coordinates N 35° 32.118' W 118° 42.425' (view using Google Maps)
N 35° 32' 07" W 118° 42' 26"
N 35.535300° W 118.707087°
Elevation 4,877 ft (1,487 m)
Built 1934
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Greenhorn Ranger District
Available for Rental Yes, learn more


Located on Greenhorn Ridge east of Bakersfield, California, Oak Flat Lookout is on the Greenhorn District of the Sequoia National Forest. The 14' x 14' L-4 cab with catwalk was constructed in 1934. It is now open to the public on the recreation cabin rental program.

The lookout will be unavailable during the 2022 season to repair Winter storm damage.


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