Reeds Peak Lookout
US 654, NM 19

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 654, NM 19 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered January 2, 2006
Nominated by Dave Lorenz
Location Gila National Forest
Grant County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 33° 08.575' W 107° 51.253' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 08' 35" W 107° 51' 15"
N 33.142920° W 107.854220°
Elevation 9,990 ft (3,045 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Wilderness Ranger District


The 48’ LX-24 Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab at Reeds Peak Lookout is unique because the outside metal ladder is still intact. Metal stairs were added in 1965. It is reached by a 12 mile trail into the Leopold Wilderness on the Gila National Forest.


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