Black Mountain Cooperative Lookout
US 77, WY 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 77, WY 3 (view other lookouts in United States, Wyoming)
Date Registered January 30, 1994
Nominated by Michael H. Gagen, Wyoming State Forester
Location Medicine Bow National Forest
Albany County, Wyoming
Coordinates N 42° 18.679' W 105° 22.544' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 18' 41" W 105° 22' 33"
N 42.311310° W 105.375739°
Elevation 7,885 ft (2,403 m)
Administered by U. S. Forest Service, Wyoming State Forestry Division, Bureau of Land Management, Platte, Converse, and Albany Counties
Cooperators U. S. Forest Service, Wyoming State Forestry Division, Bureau of Land Management, Platte, Converse, and Albany Counties

Description

Constructed by the U.S. Forest Service in 1958, Black Mountain Lookout is a 13’x 13’ metal flatroof structure with catwalk located atop a rock knob and reached by a metal stairway through the giant boulders. Located on Wyoming state land within the Medicine Bow National Forest, the lookout is staffed through a joint agreement with the USFS, BLM, State Forestry, Platte-Albany and Converse Counties.

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