Minniece Point Lookout Site
US 977, OR 335
Minniece Point Lookout 1934 - 1966

Minniece Point Lookout 1934 - 1966 - courtesy of Howard Verschoor collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 977, OR 335 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered May 11, 2011
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Willamette National Forest
Linn County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 36.130' W 122° 14.159' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 36' 08" W 122° 14' 10"
N 44.602160° W 122.235980°
Elevation 4,410 ft (1,344 m)
Built 1934
Removed by 1966
Administered by U.S.Forest Service


Built in 1934, this L-4 cab was gone by 1966.


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Near tower site in 2023

Near tower site in 2023

Visit Reports

August 4, 2023: Greg Parsons


Comments: Minimally maintained trail. No remnants of tower. Currently appears used by rock climbers due to rope and two permanent anchors. Beautiful views of several volcanic mountains.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower?

Access and Signs

Directions to tower signed? No
Comments? Fine via dirt USFS roads. Small parking area. Unmarked trail is hard to see.