Highland Butte Lookout Site
US 602, OR 43

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 602, OR 43 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered August 25, 2010
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Mount Hood Region
Clackamas County, Oregon
Coordinates N 45° 14.233' W 122° 26.563' (view using Google Maps)
N 45° 14' 14" W 122° 26' 34"
N 45.237210° W 122.442710°
Elevation 1,594 ft (486 m)
Administered by Oregon Department of Forestry

Description

In 1929 a platform lookout was constructed atop twin spar trees. This was replaced in 1940 with an 80' steel tower with 7'x7' cab. The lookout was destroyed in the 1962 Columbus Day storm.

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