The summit was developed about 1924 with a 40' limber pole tower with a 6x6' cab and tent camp. This was replaced in 1932 by a 30' pole L-4 tower that had an unconventional inside trapdoor. The present 41' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab, built in 1973, is staffed every summer. and available on the Recreation Rental program in the off-season.
Mt. Hood National Forest
12 miles southeast of Mt. Hood
Wasco County, Oregon
Elevation 5651'
USGS Benchmark RC2230

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Flag Point in 1956 Flag Point L.O.
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Dominic Luebbers