Cajon Mountain Lookout Site
US 1849, CA 44
Cajon Mountain Lookout  - Circa 1990

Cajon Mountain Lookout - Circa 1990 - courtesy of

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1849, CA 44 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered December 1, 2019
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location San Bernardino National Forest
San Bernardino County, California
Coordinates N 34° 16.265' W 117° 25.444' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 16' 16" W 117° 25' 27"
N 34.271084° W 117.424073°
Elevation 5,319 ft (1,621 m)
Built 1935
Removed Circa 1997
Administered by US Forest Service - San Bernardino National Forest


Cajon Mountain Lookout, was a US Forest Service site on the east side of the Cajon Pass, not to be confused with the Cajon Summit Lookout operated by CDF on the west side of the Pass.

The structure was built in 1935, a California Region 5 Plan BC-301 cabin atop a 30 foot K-Brace open steel tower. 

The cabin was removed some time after 1990 and the tower some time after 1997.


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Circa 1997

Circa 1997 - courtesy of

1939 Newspaper Article

1939 Newspaper Article - courtesy of San Bernardino Sun