Mount Evans Lookout Site
US 1545, CO 22
Temporary Lookout building at summit of Mt. Evans to determine the value of high altitude observations vs. those from stations at lower elevations. 8/14/42 F.R Johnson - Arapho N.F.

Temporary Lookout building at summit of Mt. Evans to determine the value of high altitude observations vs. those from stations at lower elevations. 8/14/42 F.R Johnson - Arapho N.F.

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1545, CO 22 (view other lookout sites in United States, Colorado)
Date Registered December 12, 2013
Nominated by Mark Nelson
Location Clear Creek County, Colorado
Coordinates N 39° 35.277' W 105° 38.613' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 35' 17" W 105° 38' 37"
N 39.587950° W 105.643550°
Elevation 14 ft (4 m)
Built 1942
Administered by Arapaho National Forest

Description

Built in 1942 for the US Forest Service, this may have been the highest lookout in the National Forest System during its existence.

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