Slate Mountain Lookout Site
US 1893, CA 88
Slate Mountain Lookout

Slate Mountain Lookout - courtesy of Rex Kamstra

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1893, CA 88 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered January 29, 2020
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Eldorado National Forest
El Dorado County, California
Coordinates N 38° 49.407' W 120° 41.070' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 49' 24" W 120° 41' 04"
N 38.823456° W 120.684501°
Elevation 3,894 ft (1,187 m)
Built 1935
Removed Unknown
Administered by US Forest Service - Eldorado National Forest


Slate Mountain was constructed in 1935, a California Region 5 Plan BC-301 cabin on top of a 20 foot H-Brace open steel tower. A garage was also built on site.

Date of removal is unknown. The area is now an electronic communications site. Only the tower piers remain.


Change Basemap