Smokey Bear (Block) Lookout
|Registry Numbers||US 1605, NM 4 (view other lookout sites in United States, New Mexico)|
|Date Registered||August 30, 2015|
|Nominated by||Mark Gutzman|
Lincoln National Forest
Lincoln County, New Mexico
N 33° 41.438' W 105° 22.790' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 41' 26" W 105° 22' 47"
N 33.690628° W 105.379834°
|Elevation||6,056 ft (1,846 m)|
|Administered by||U.s. Forest Service|
This 1931 ground house-type lookout was where the 1950 fire from which Smokey Bear was rescued was first spotted. The lookout sat on the site of a prehistoric pueblo and was removed in favor of preserving the pueblo.