Developed in 1934 with a 20' L-4 tower, the present 20' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab was built in 1954. It was staffed into the 1990's, and was added to the Recreation Rental program in 2016.
Helena National Forest
12 miles southeast of Lincoln
Lewis & Clark County, Montana
Elevation 7600'
USGS Benchmark RX0888
USGS Benchmark RX0889

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Granite Butte in 1939 Granite Butte in 1944 Granite Butte in 1954 Granite Butte in 1996 Granite Butte in 2014 Granite Butte in 2016
Photos courtesy the U.S. Forest Service, Gary Weber, Luke Channer, and Bobbijean Buster