Washington Pass Lookout
US 435, NM 10

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 435, NM 10 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered July 20, 2002
Nominated by Dave Lorenz
Location Navajo Indian Reservation
San Juan County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 36° 05.124' W 108° 51.120' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 05' 07" W 108° 51' 07"
N 36.085400° W 108.852000°
Elevation 9,179 ft (2,798 m)
Built 1936
Administered by Navajo Indian Reservation
Cooperators Bureau of Indian Affairs


At 9,179’ in the Chuska Mountains, Washington Pass Lookout is the highest elevation station in the New Mexico section of the Navajo Reservation. The 81’ LS-40 Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab was built and put into service in 1936.


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