Bernard Peak Lookout Site
US 1600, ID 16
Bernard Peak Lookout

Bernard Peak Lookout

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1600, ID 16 (view other lookout sites in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered August 30, 2015
Nominated by Chad Kinzel
Location Kootenai County, Idaho
Coordinates N 47° 56.134' W 116° 32.042' (view using Google Maps)
N 47° 56' 08" W 116° 32' 03"
N 47.935572° W 116.534041°
Elevation 5,049 ft (1,539 m)
Built 1919
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Bernard Peak was originally a pole tower built in 1919. In the 1930s, it was replaced by a 40' pole tower with a 7'x7' cab. A 40-foot treated timber L-4 tower was later built in 1948 and destroyed in 1976.

Chad Kinzel was the fire lookout at this tower from June 1967 to September 1967.


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