Type: 30′ tower
Visited: June 11, 2022
The third lookout I visited today was Table Mountain. I parked at the gate and started walking:
Very soon the numerous communications towers started coming into view:
The old lookout tower still stands, surrounded by a fence at the base and serving as a platform for several pieces of equipment:
The clouds prevented far-reaching views but I wasn’t socked-in either:
The base of Mt. Shasta:
Distinctive Pilot Rock:
From Table Mountain Road turn onto an unmarked spur, drive 0.2 miles, and park in the turnout before the gate. From there it’s 0.2 miles up to lookout
Rex’s Forest Fire Lookout Page
A 30′ lookout tower was built on Table Mountain in 1931. In 1958 it was replaced by a different 30′ tower.
It’s unclear when it stopped being staffed, but the lookout has been abandoned for decades.