Tire Mountain Lookout Site
US 1828, OR 551
Tire Mountain Lookout 1938

Tire Mountain Lookout 1938 - courtesy of C.B. McFarland, Howard Verschoor collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1828, OR 551 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered November 18, 2019
Nominated by Tammy McLeod
Location Willamette National Forest
Lane County, Oregon
Coordinates N 43° 50.123' W 122° 31.570' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 50' 07" W 122° 31' 34"
N 43.835381° W 122.526171°
Elevation 4,330 ft (1,320 m)
Built 1920's
Removed 1950's
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


In the 1920's there was a tree crow's-nest built on the site (still standing). In 1932 an Adirondack Shelter was constructed on the site. A cabin was added in 1936. The lookout was destroyed in the 1950's.


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Tire Mountain Lookout 1930

Tire Mountain Lookout 1930 - courtesy of Edna Temple, Howard Verschoor collection

Tire Mountain Lookout panoramic 6-13-1934

Tire Mountain Lookout panoramic 6-13-1934 - courtesy of National Archives-Pacific Northwest Region