Orleans Mountain Lookout
US 458, CA 51
Orleans Mountain Lookout - 2009

Orleans Mountain Lookout - 2009 - courtesy of Ron Kemnow

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 458, CA 51 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered January 8, 2003
Nominated by Bill Adams
Location Six Rivers National Forest
Siskiyou County, California
Coordinates N 41° 16.739' W 123° 27.223' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 16' 44" W 123° 27' 13"
N 41.278980° W 123.453720°
Elevation 6,150 ft (1,875 m)
Built 1933
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Orleans Ranger District


Built in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps on the ridgetop boundary of the Six Rivers and the Klamath National Forests, Orleans Mountain Lookout, an R1 14' x 14' live in cab on an enclosed timber tower, was staffed until 1981 when it was downgraded to emergency use.


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Photo courtesy of Nancy Hood Collection