Wildhorse Mountain Lookout
US 509, OR 101

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 509, OR 101 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered March 31, 2003
Nominated by Howard Verschoor, Oregon Registrar
Location Siskiyou National Forest
Curry County, Oregon
Coordinates N 42° 28.257' W 124° 09.738' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 28' 15" W 124° 09' 44"
N 42.470950° W 124.162300°
Elevation 3,644 ft (1,111 m)
Built 1947
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Gold Beach Ranger District


Wildhorse Lookout on the Siskiyou National Forest is occasionally staffed by either the USFS or the Coos Forest Protective Ass’n. Built in 1947, it is a new model L-4 with catwalk on a 40’ treated timber tower. Earlier structures on the site were an L-4 on a 40’ pole in 1935 and an Aircraft Warning Service house during World War II.


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