Mount Holmes Lookout
US 578, WY 12

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 578, WY 12 (view other lookouts in United States, Wyoming)
Date Registered June 1, 2004
Nominated by James Muhn
Location Yellowstone National Park
Park County, Wyoming
Coordinates N 44° 49.175' W 110° 51.317' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 49' 10" W 110° 51' 19"
N 44.819580° W 110.855280°
Elevation 10,256 ft (3,126 m)
Built 1930
Removed 2019
Former Fire Lookout Sites Register US 1940, WY 2
Administered by National Park Service


Constructed in 1930. This lookout is a one story 16'x16' building on a concrete foundation. The base is of uncoursed rebble masonry. The upper portion is of frame construction with a hip roof. Typical of lookouts built on peaks in Yellowstone during the 1930s.

The tower was destroyed in a July 2019 photo.


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July 2019 photo

July 2019 photo - courtesy of National Park Service