Started as a camp lookout in 1916, the first structure built was a log cupola cabin in 1922. The present L-4 ground cab, built in 1940, has not been used for several years.
Boise National Forest
20 miles east of Cascade
Valley County, Idaho
Elevation 8696'
USGS Benchmark QA0836
USGS Benchmark QA0837

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Blue Point in 1916 Blue Point in 1937 Blue Point in 1937 Blue Point in 1937 Rice Peak in 1968 Rice Peak in 1980 Rice Peak (Blue Point) L.O. Rice Peak in 2012
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum, the Dave Bula collection, the U.S. Forest Service, and Luke Channer