Dry Lake Mountain Lookout Site
US 2022, CA 139
Dry Lake Mountain Lookout

Dry Lake Mountain Lookout - courtesy of USFS - Siskiyou County Museum Collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 2022, CA 139 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered April 16, 2020
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Klamath National Forest
Siskiyou County, California
Coordinates N 41° 54.459' W 122° 56.444' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 54' 28" W 122° 56' 27"
N 41.907656° W 122.940739°
Elevation 6,780 ft (2,067 m)
Built 1925
Removed 1971
Administered by US Forest Service - Klamath National Forest


Dry Lake Mountain was constructed in 1925 replacing a small 'shack' that was used previously. The structure is a California Region 5 Plan 4AR cabin on a 6 foot enclosed timber tower.

The lookout was removed in 1971, only a foundation remains.


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Photo courtesy of National Archives

Photo courtesy of Nancy Hood Collection