Manzano Lookout
US 1652, NM 51
Manzano Lookout -2009

Manzano Lookout -2009 - courtesy of Jack Shiver

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1652, NM 51 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered July 7, 2022
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Cibola National Forest
Bernalillo County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 34° 57.867' W 106° 23.504' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 57' 52" W 106° 23' 30"
N 34.964448° W 106.391729°
Elevation 7,995 ft (2,437 m)
Administered by US Department of Defense
Cooperators US Forest Service - Cibola National Forest


Manzano Lookout was constructed for the Department of Defense on the Cibola National Forest. Kirtland Air Force Base is just west of the lookout.

The construction date is unknown. The structure is in poor condition and appears to be a 30 foot K-Brace open steel tower with an L-4 cab atop.


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