Marys Peak Lookout Site
US 718, OR 129

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 718, OR 129 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered November 11, 2010
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Siuslaw National Forest
Benton County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 30.262' W 123° 33.148' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 30' 16" W 123° 33' 09"
N 44.504360° W 123.552460°
Elevation 4,097 ft (1,249 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


This 30'x32' log cabin with 1/4 sized 2nd floor was built in 1933. An L-4 cab was added at the top in the 1940's. In 1959, a 41' treated timber R-6 flat tower was constructed, but was destroyed in the Columbus Day 1962 windstorm. In 1963, a tourist vista center with lookout quarters on the top floor was built in 1963, and used for emergencies in the 1970's. It was removed prior to 1980.


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