Watch Mountain Lookout Site
US 860, WA 55

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 860, WA 55 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered March 17, 2011
Nominated by Irene Potter
Location Mount Rainier Region
Lewis County, Washington
Coordinates N 46° 34.242' W 121° 57.772' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 34' 15" W 121° 57' 46"
N 46.570700° W 121.962867°
Elevation 4,664 ft (1,422 m)
Administered by U.S.Forest Service


Built in 1933 by the SDF/DNR, this L-4 ground cab, with cabin added in 1940, was gone in the 1960s. A new lookout has been built on Watch Mountain about a mile to the west (See US552 on the NHLR).


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