Pothole Butte Lookout Site
US 1035, OR 393

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1035, OR 393 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered June 7, 2011
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Winema National Forest
Klamath County, Oregon
Coordinates N 42° 57.037' W 121° 56.515' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 57' 02" W 121° 56' 31"
N 42.950610° W 121.941910°
Elevation 6,176 ft (1,882 m)
Administered by U.S.Forest Service


Built in the 1930s, Pothole Butte was a Guard Station located at the base of the butte. A motor trail to the summit allowed for observation during times of extreme fire weather. The lookout is now gone.


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