Picuris Lookout
US 1121, NM 38

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1121, NM 38 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered March 20, 2016
Nominated by Brian Powell
Location Carson National Forest
Taos County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 36° 14.831' W 105° 39.283' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 14' 50" W 105° 39' 17"
N 36.247185° W 105.654710°
Elevation 11 ft (3 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service

Description

Located high atop Picuris Peak, this ground cab lookout was regularly staffed through 1990. It has been used occasionally since in times of extreme fire danger.

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Picuris Lookout in the 1940s (Carson National Forest photo)

Picuris Lookout in the 1940s (Carson National Forest photo)

Picuris Lookout circa 1986

Picuris Lookout circa 1986