Arapaho National Forest
Status: Standing, in disrepair
Year built: 1916
Structure Type: Concrete
The second highest elevation lookout in the U.S., Parkview Lookout has not been used since 1948. Its concrete construction is representative of the era when construction of lookouts was by local districts without the use of standardized designs.
Visit the National Historic Lookout entry for Parkview Lookout.
See also Forest Fire Lookout Towers of the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests and Rocky Mountain National Park , the introduction to Administering the National Forests of Colorado: An Assessment of the Architectural and Cultural Significance of Historical Administrative Properties and the description of Parkview Lookout in the Routt National Forest inventory in the same document..