Burton Peak Lookout
US 764, ID 54

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 764, ID 54 (view other lookouts in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered April 6, 2009
Nominated by Gary Weber
Location Idaho Panhandle (Kaniksu) National Forests
Boundary County, Idaho
Coordinates N 48° 45.250' W 116° 29.917' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 45' 15" W 116° 29' 55"
N 48.754170° W 116.498610°
Elevation 6,844 ft (2,086 m)
Built 1933
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Bonners Ferry Ranger District


The only remaining L-5 log frame lookout house in North Idaho, Burton Peak Lookout was built in 1933, abandoned in 1967 and is showing its age. The historic structure has had emergency repairs by volunteers.


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Winter 2021-22

Winter 2021-22 - courtesy of Tyler Nyman

Photo courtesy of Tyler Nyman