Branch Mountain Lookout was built in 1935. The structure is a California Region 5 Plan BC-301 on a 30 foot K-Brace open steel tower.
Branch Mountain was last staffed in 1992 according to it’s logbook entries. The small ground cabin is noted in Thornton’s 1986 Survey as a WWII Aircraft Warning Service built structure.
The lookout site is completely surrounded by private property and is not accessible to the public.