Encino Lookout
US 1111, NM 37
Photo courtesy of Mark Gutzman

Photo courtesy of Mark Gutzman

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1111, NM 37 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered August 30, 2015
Nominated by Mark Gutzman
Location Lincoln National Forest
Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 36° 07.349' W 106° 33.224' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 07' 21" W 106° 33' 13"
N 36.122489° W 106.553729°
Elevation 9,867 ft (3,007 m)
Built 1950
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Coyote Ranger District


Encino lookout is an Aermotor MC-39 steel tower 59 feet high, and a 7X7 foot steel cab. The Encino site was constructed in July 1950 as it presently exists. Other structures include a wooden frame living quarters that is apparently a transplanted L-4 house, a metal storage shed, a log cabin and a wooden frame outhouse.


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