Black Diamond Lookout Site
US 1896, CA 91
Black Diamond Lookout - 1968

Black Diamond Lookout - 1968 - courtesy of Upper Lake Ranger District Collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1896, CA 91 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered January 22, 2020
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Mendocino National Forest
Glenn County, California
Coordinates N 39° 24.589' W 122° 37.262' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 24' 35" W 122° 37' 16"
N 39.409824° W 122.621035°
Elevation 3,234 ft (986 m)
Built 1935
Removed Unknown
Administered by US Forest Service - Mendocino National Forest


Black Diamond Lookout is a California Plan BC-301 cabin atop a 30 foot K-Brace open steel tower.

A garage was built on site as well.

Removal date is unknown. Only the garage foundation and tower piers remain.


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