Capilla Peak Lookout
US 695, NM 26

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 695, NM 26 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered June 17, 2007
Nominated by Dave Lorenz
Location Cibola National Forest
New Mexico
Coordinates N 34° 42.084' W 106° 24.060' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 42' 05" W 106° 24' 04"
N 34.701400° W 106.401000°
Elevation 9,368 ft (2,855 m)
Built 1960
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Mountainair Ranger District

Description

The first Capilla Peak Lookout was an L-4 groundhouse built by the U.S. Forest Service in 1927. In 1960 it was replaced with the present 12’x12’ CL 100 series cab with catwalk on a 10’ concrete block base.

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