Boulder Butte Lookout Site
US 1388, WA 288

Photo courtesy of Paul Boehm

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1388, WA 288 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered August 20, 2012
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Wenatchee National Forest
Chelan County, Washington
Coordinates N 48° 19.378' W 120° 35.940' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 19' 23" W 120° 35' 56"
N 48.322960° W 120.599000°
Elevation 7,350 ft (2,240 m)
Built 1930s
Removed 1959
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Built in the 1930s, this L-4 cab was removed in 1959.

John Wilbur Boehm served as a lookout at this tower in the 1930s, during which time, he built the storm cellar beneath the tower. His brother Robert Charles Boehm manned McGregor Mountain Lookout during the same time period.


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John Boehm at lookout in 1930s

John Boehm at lookout in 1930s - courtesy of Paul Boehm

Photo courtesy of Paul Boehm

Storm cellar beneath lookout

Storm cellar beneath lookout - courtesy of Paul Boehm