James Ridge Lookout
US 1110, NM 36
Photo courtesy of Mark Gutzman

Photo courtesy of Mark Gutzman

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1110, NM 36 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered August 30, 2015
Nominated by Mark Gutzman
Location Lincoln National Forest
Otero County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 32° 57.896' W 105° 36.314' (view using Google Maps)
N 32° 57' 54" W 105° 36' 19"
N 32.964937° W 105.605239°
Elevation 8,598 ft (2,621 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Sacramento Ranger District


James Ridge Lookout is located on the Sacramento Ranger District. The tower is an Aermotor LX-24 type that has been remodeled. The tower is 62 feet high with a 7X7 foot cab. The lookout was moved to James Ridge in 1967 from its original location at the Mayhill lookout site.


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