Built in 1936, this 103' treated timber tower with 7x7' cab and accompanying ground house living quarters, along with the land it occupies, were sold at a state auction in 1984. The owner has given the buildings a new look with a multi-colored paint scheme. The lookout is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register.
Oregon Dept. of Forestry/Private
15 miles north of Enterprise
Wallowa County, Oregon
Elevation 4720'
USGS Benchmark RA1132

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Tope Creek L.O. Tope Creek in 1999
Photos courtesy the Dave Bula collection and Rex Kamstra