2008: This state lookout was staffed by the Forest Service while the Black Fox Lookout was closed for maintenance.
The NGS Data Sheet
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1948 (WRH) A STANDARD LOOKOUT HOUSE THAT IS SITTING ON THE TOP OF AN ENCLOSED WOODEN TOWER THAT IS 20 FEET HIGH. IT IS ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF BEAR MOUNTAIN. THE OBJECT THAT WAS LOCATED IS THE CENTER OF THE BASE OF THE LOOKOUT TOWER.