Established with a camp in 1908, a cupola cabin was built in 1920. This was replaced by an L-4 cab in 1932. The present 10' concrete base with 16x16' cab, built in 1963, is available for emergencies.
Payette National Forest
24 miles southwest of Riggins
Adams County, Idaho
Elevation 8005'
USGS Benchmark RA1341

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Smith Mtn. in 1929 Smith Mtn. 1932-1963 Smith Mtn. in 2001
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and the Central Idaho Historical Museum