Baldy Mountain Lookout Site
US 1608, MT 4
Chad Kinzel photo

Chad Kinzel photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1608, MT 4 (view other lookout sites in United States, Montana)
Date Registered August 30, 2015
Nominated by Chad Kinzel
Location Sanders County, Montana
Coordinates N 47° 37.297' W 114° 49.548' (view using Google Maps)
N 47° 37' 18" W 114° 49' 33"
N 47.621613° W 114.825808°
Elevation 7,450 ft (2,271 m)
Built 1979
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


A series of structures have graced the top of Baldy Mountain. In 1917, the US Forest Service and Montana jointly built a camp. A cabin with a cupola was constructed in 1928. A 20-foot L-4 tower came in 1949 and was replaced in 1979 by a 30-foot treated timber flat. The lookout was removed in 1990.


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