Bear Mountain Lookout
US 1203, SD 6

Photo courtesy of Brad Wheeler

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1203, SD 6 (view other lookouts in United States, South Dakota)
Date Registered June 9, 2017
Nominated by Brad Wheeler
Location Black Hills National Forest
Pennington County, South Dakota
Coordinates N 43° 52.194' W 103° 44.640' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 52' 12" W 103° 44' 38"
N 43.869902° W 103.743997°
Elevation 7,166 ft (2,184 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Bear Mountain Lookout is an all-steel tower with and L-4 cab. It is located at the third highest point in the Black Hills at 7166 feet. It is easily accessible with a gravel road leading all the way to the summit.


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