Bodle Peak Lookout at its original site on Blue Ridge - Relocated 1930
|Registry Numbers||US 1779, CA 25 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)|
|Date Registered||November 2, 2019|
|Nominated by||Brad Eells|
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Los Angeles County, California
N 34° 06.508' W 118° 50.696' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 06' 30" W 118° 50' 42"
N 34.108463° W 118.844941°
|Elevation||2,450 ft (747 m)|
|Administered by||Los Angeles County Fire Department|
|Cooperators||National Park Service|
The lookout structure, a 60 foot X-Brace steel tower and an 8x8 observation cabin were dismantled at Blue Ridge on the Angeles National Forest in 1930.
An earlier timber lookout was destroyed in a wildfire on Halloween, 1930.
The dismantled structure was stored at Bodle Peak and re-assembled during 1932. A satellite image show the tower piers still existing and what appears to be a foundation of a residence cabin. The area was burned over during the 2018 Woolsey Fire.
The lookout was once again dismantled and re-assembled on Triunfo Peak sometime after 1934.
Bodle Peak is located in the Malibu Hills of Los Angeles County, 1.1 miles north of Muholland Drive on Bodle Peak Motorway, east of Highway 23.
Bodle Peak Lookout Site - Malibu Hills - Footings and foundation