Breckenridge Fire Lookout – CA

Description

The Breckenridge Lookout is in the Greenhorn Ranger District:

"Breckenridge Lookout, elevation 7,548 feet, is the southern most lookout on the Sequoia National Forest. It is located approximately 50 miles east of Bakersfield off of the Caliente-Bodfish Road on Forest Service Road 28S62. This fire detection location was established in 1912; the original lookout being a crows nest observation platform in a tree on the top of the mountain. The current lookout a C-3 style live-in cab, was built in 1942 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and as such is considered a historically significant structure. Breckenridge has been accepted to the National Historic Lookout Register."

Source notes

http://www.buckrock.org/seqlo.html#Breckenridge%20Lookout,%20Greenhorn%20Ranger%20District

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Location Info


Sequoia National Forest
CA

Location notes:

Coordinates: 35.472980, -118.569780

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