Once one of the hardest lookouts for the public to access due to the road being sealed off, a 1999 housing development on the same hill has opened up the drive. The tower, however, still sits on private property so proceed at your own risk. Preceded by a nearly identical tower built in 1956, this 40' timber tower with live-in cab was built in 1976 and staffed every season up to 1992. It was closed the following year, but reopened during the tinder-dry 1994 fire season. It has remained unused since that time. This once extremely active lookout (as a companion to Mt. Spokane Lookout) is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register. Known lookout personnel: 1957-1959: Adelia Blake.
Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
10 miles NNW of Spokane
Spokane County, Washington
Elevation 3120'

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Lookout Point in 1999
Photo courtesy of Rex Kamstra