Grass Mountain Lookout
|Registry Numbers||US 1782, CA 28 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)|
|Date Registered||November 3, 2019|
|Nominated by||Brad Eells|
Angeles National Forest
Los Angeles County, California
N 34° 38.461' W 118° 24.791' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 38' 28" W 118° 24' 47"
N 34.641012° W 118.413179°
|Elevation||4,611 ft (1,405 m)|
|Administered by||US Forest Service - Angeles National Forest|
|Cooperators||Los Angeles County Fire Department|
The Grass Mountain lookout was a cooperative lookout between the U.S. Forest Service and the Los Angeles County Forestry Department built in 1934. The structure was a California Region revision of the L-4 cabin on a 10 foot open timber tower.
The lookout was destroyed a wildfire in August 1951 and was not rebuilt.
1941 Los Angeles Times feature
Grass Mountain road construction - 1933
Grass Mountain Lookout Destroyed - Munz Lake Fire, August 27, 1951 - "Angelus" National Forest near Lake Hughes
Photo courtesy of USC Digital Library; Photographer: Lapp. Date: 08-27-51