A D-6 cupola cabin was built atop Light Peak 1/2 mile to the northeast in 1926. In 1948 it was decided a lookout on Drake Peak would work better, so this L-4 cab was constructed. Now on the Recreation Rental program, it is the highest lookout in Oregon with road access.
Fremont National Forest
13 miles northeast of Lakeview
Lake County, Oregon
Elevation 8222'

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Drake Peak in 1959 Drake Peak L.O. Drake Peak L.O.
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Howard Verschoor