Horseshoe Lake Lookout SIte
US 1631, ID 18

Photo courtesy of Roger Lord

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1631, ID 18 (view other lookout sites in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered November 27, 2016
Nominated by Roger Lord
Location Clearwater National Forest
Clearwater County, Idaho
Coordinates N 46° 34.208' W 115° 04.057' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 34' 12" W 115° 04' 03"
N 46.570131° W 115.067622°
Elevation 6,995 ft (2,132 m)
Built 1921
Removed 1985
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


The original Horseshoe Lake Lookout was built about 1921 and burned in 1961. It was replaced with a 50-foot tower relocated from Indian Grave Lookout in 1962. The replacement tower burned in a 1985 forest fire. All that remains at the site today are concrete foundation piers.


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