Yaak has been the home of several lookout structures, beginning in 1914 as a camp lookout, then a 45' pole platform in 1915, a frame cupola cabin about 1919, and a 50' pole tower with L-6 cab along with log cabin living quarters in the 1930's. The present 41' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab was built in 1958 and has been staffed sporadically in recent years. It is available on the Recreation Rental program.
Kootenai National Forest
6 miles north of Troy
Lincoln County, Montana
Elevation 4995'
USGS Benchmark TN0951
USGS Benchmark TN0952

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Yaak Mtn. in 1948 Yaak Mtn. L.O.
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Gary Weber