Mangas Lookout
US 652, NM 17

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 652, NM 17 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered January 2, 2006
Nominated by Dave Lorenz
Location Apache National Forest
Catron County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 34° 03.097' W 108° 18.378' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 03' 06" W 108° 18' 23"
N 34.051620° W 108.306300°
Elevation 9,666 ft (2,946 m)
Built 1934
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Quemado Ranger District


Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Mangas Lookout on the Apache National Forest was constructed in 1934. It is a 31.6’ Aermotor MC-24 tower with a 12’x12’ wooden R3 low sill cab without catwalk.


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