Baltic Peak Lookout Site
US 1868, CA 63

Photo courtesy of Placerville Mountain Democrat

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1868, CA 63 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered December 21, 2019
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Eldorado National Forest
El Dorado County, California
Coordinates N 38° 41.644' W 120° 30.924' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 41' 39" W 120° 30' 55"
N 38.694075° W 120.515408°
Elevation 5,084 ft (1,550 m)
Built 1931
Removed 2007
National Historic Lookout Register 514
Administered by US Forest Service - Eldorado National Forest


Baltic Peak was built in 1931, an 80 foot X-Brace tower with a 7x7 foot observation cabin.

The lookout was removed in 2007-08 and donated to the City of Placerville for potential restoration.

As of 2017, the city had not reassembled the structure and may have sold it.


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Disassembled at Gold Bug Park in Placerville

Disassembled at Gold Bug Park in Placerville