FISH BUTTE LOOKOUT
R.I.P. 1931-1953; 1953-1985
A camp lookout was established in 1915, with a log cabin constructed in 1921. A gabled L-4 cab atop a 6' log base replaced the cabin in 1931, followed by a hip-roofed L-4 cab atop an 8' concrete base in 1953. The lookout was gone in 1985.
Clearwater National Forest
22 miles east of Kamiah
Idaho County, Idaho
Elevation 5346'
USGS Benchmark RY0947

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Fish Butte in 1941 Fish Butte in 1951 Fish Butte in 1956 Fish Butte in 1975
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and the Dave Bula collection