Orr Mountain Lookout
US 1009, CA 98
U.S. Forest Service photo of Orr Mountain Lookout

U.S. Forest Service photo of Orr Mountain Lookout

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1009, CA 98 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered April 16, 2014
Nominated by Vickie Lamoureux
Location Klamath National Forest
Siskiyou County, California
Coordinates N 41° 40.042' W 121° 58.500' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 40' 03" W 121° 58' 30"
N 41.667374° W 121.975005°
Elevation 5,823 ft (1,775 m)
Built 1934
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Goosenest Ranger District, Klamath National Forest
Available for Rental Yes


This steel fire tower was built in 1934. It is staffed each fire season.


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Visit Reports

October 2, 2019: Robert D. Clark


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? Yes
Condition of wood OK? No
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? No
Comments: Needs painted inside and out. Needs a new door and window sills.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower?

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? Yes


Staffed? Sometimes
Staffed Fridays-Saturdays from May-October by Robert D. Clark.

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? Yes