Located on the U.S./Canadian border, a camp with tree platform was established in the 1920's. A log cupola cabin was constructed in 1930, and later determined it is actually a few feet inside Canada, making it British Columbia's southernmost lookout. In 1953, a 30' treated timber L-4 tower was built on the U.S. side, officially making it the northernmost lookout in Washington. Last used for emergencies in the 1970's, both structures remain intact at the end of a 10 mile trail from the Canadian side or 30 miles of trail from the U.S. side through the Pasayten Wilderness.
Okanogan National Forest
43 miles NNW of Winthrop
Okanogan County, Washington
Elevation 6520'
USGS Benchmark TQ0634

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Monument 83 in 1930 Monument 83 in the 1930's Monument 83 in 2003 Monument 83 in 2003
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Tammy McLeod