DESOLATION BUTTE LOOKOUT
Developed in 1923 with a 50' steel tower and frame cabin living quarters, the present 67' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab was built in 1961 and is staffed every summer.
Umatilla National Forest
24 miles southeast of Ukiah
Grant County, Oregon
Elevation 7028'
USGS Benchmark QC0922
Geocache

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Desolation Butte in 1923 Desolation Butte in the 1930s Desolation Butte in 1961 Desolation Butte in 1961 Desolation Butte in 1961 Desolation Butte in the 1960's Desolation Butte in 2000
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum, the U.S. Forest Service, Frank Henrikson, and Rex Kamstra