Brown Mountain Lookout Site
US 1010, OR 368

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1010, OR 368 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered May 17, 2011
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Winema National Forest
Klamath County, Oregon
Coordinates N 42° 21.816' W 122° 16.286' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 21' 49" W 122° 16' 17"
N 42.363600° W 122.271440°
Elevation 7,311 ft (2,228 m)
Administered by U.S.Forest Service


When the Brown Mountain lookout was built in 1945, the materials for the structure were delivered by parachute, as the mountain is a jumble of basalt boulders and packing was considered impossible. The structure is now gone.


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