Mount Holmes Lookout Site
US 1940, WY 2

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1940, WY 2 (view other lookout sites in United States, Wyoming)
Date Registered March 24, 2020
Nominated by James Muhn
Location Yellowstone National Park
Park County, Wyoming
Coordinates N 44° 49.175' W 110° 51.317' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 49' 10" W 110° 51' 19"
N 44.819580° W 110.855280°
Elevation 10,256 ft (3,126 m)
Built 1930
Removed 2019
National Historic Lookout Register US 578, WY 12
Administered by National Park Service


Constructed in 1930. This lookout is a one story 16'x16' building on a concrete foundation. The base is of uncoursed rebble masonry. The upper portion is of frame construction with a hip roof. Typical of lookouts built on peaks in Yellowstone during the 1930s.

The tower was destroyed in a July 2019 photo.


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July 2019 photo

July 2019 photo - courtesy of National Park Service