Digger Butte Lookout Site
US 1713, CA 19
September 2009 photo

September 2009 photo - courtesy of Adam and Christine Wyman

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1713, CA 19 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered April 3, 2018
Nominated by Kyle Stetler
Location Lassen National Forest
Tehama County, California
Coordinates N 40° 25.890' W 121° 47.076' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 25' 53" W 121° 47' 05"
N 40.431500° W 121.784600°
Elevation 3,861 ft (1,177 m)
Built 1936
Removed 2009
National Historic Lookout Register US 398, CA 49
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Almanor Ranger District


Digger Butte Lookout was built in 1936 and underwent few modifications. The 20' L-401 tower was one of only two remaining in the state system. It supported a BC-301 wood frame cab. The lookout was removed in 2009. Its cab was placed in storage.


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