Beartrap Lookout
US 936, ID 95

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 936, ID 95 (view other lookouts in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered October 10, 2011
Nominated by Luke Channer
Location Salmon-Challis National Forest
Lemhi County, Idaho
Coordinates N 45° 23.486' W 114° 26.635' (view using Google Maps)
N 45° 23' 29" W 114° 26' 38"
N 45.391430° W 114.443920°
Elevation 8,078 ft (2,462 m)
Built 1935
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators North Fork Ranger District


The first Beartrap Lookout on the Salmon National Forestwas a log cabin built in 1919. In 1935 this L-4 with catwalk on a log crib was built. It burned in the August 2012 Mustang complex fire.


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