Started in the 1920's with a crow's nest lookout, a pole tower with L-4 cab replaced it in 1935. The present 53' treated timber tower with L-4 cab, built in 1957, was last regularly staffed in the early 1970's. Restoration has been ongoing. It is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register.
Lolo National Forest
13 miles northeast of Missoula
Flathead County, Montana
Elevation 6704'

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Mineral Peak in 1997
Photo courtesy of Gary Weber