Black Mountain Lookout
US 353, WY 9

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 353, WY 9 (view other lookouts in United States, Wyoming)
Date Registered September 1, 2000
Location Bighorn National Forest
Sheridan County, Wyoming
Coordinates N 44° 44.553' W 107° 22.907' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 44' 33" W 107° 22' 54"
N 44.742545° W 107.381780°
Elevation 9,383 ft (2,860 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Big Horn National Forest


Covering the north end of Big Horn forest is Black Mountain Lookout. The 14'x14' R-2 L-4 with catwalk on a stone foundation was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1939. Although no longer used for fire detection, Black Mountain at an elevation of 9500' is a popular hiking destination with commanding views above timberline.


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