Cone Peak Lookout is in the Monterey Ranger District of the Los Padres National Forest.  The lookout is located approximately 60 miles southeast of Monterey and approximately 25 miles west of Highway 101.  The lookout sits at an elevation of 5,155 feet.

Cone Peak Lookout in 2018 (Courtesy of Scott McClintock)

Cone Peak Lookout is listed in the National Historic Lookout Register (NHRL Registry Number 1288).