Zaca Peak Lookout - Circa 1914-17
|Registry Numbers||US 2018, CA 135 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)|
|Date Registered||April 16, 2020|
|Nominated by||Brad Eells|
Los Padres National Forest
Santa Barbara County, California
N 34° 46.077' W 120° 01.438' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 46' 05" W 120° 01' 26"
N 34.767954° W 120.023972°
|Elevation||4,341 ft (1,323 m)|
|Administered by||US Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest|
|Cooperators||Santa Barbara National Forest|
Zaca Peak was the first permanent Fire Lookout Station on what was the Santa Barbara National Forest, now the Los Padres. A crude, 25 foot pole tower with a canvas roofed platform was erected.
The site was only used for 3 years before being replaced by Figueroa Mountain as a primary site.
July 30, 1914
July 29, 1917