Tohatchi Lookout
US 433, NM 8

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 433, NM 8 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered July 20, 2002
Nominated by Dave Lorenz
Location Navajo Indian Reservation
McKinley County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 35° 55.740' W 108° 51.336' (view using Google Maps)
N 35° 55' 44" W 108° 51' 20"
N 35.929000° W 108.855600°
Elevation 8,827 ft (2,690 m)
Built 1928
Administered by Navajo Indian Reservation
Cooperators Bureau of Indian Affairs


There are three active lookouts on the New Mexico portion of the Navajo Indian Reservation. Tohatchi Lookout is located on a nearly 9,000’ high mountaintop. Constructed in 1928, it is the oldest lookout on the Reservation. It is a 62’ Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab.


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