Carey Dome Fire Lookout
US 268, ID 26

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 268, ID 26 (view other lookouts in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered June 1, 1998
Location Payette National Forest
Idaho County, Idaho
Coordinates N 45° 24.078' W 115° 54.235' (view using Google Maps)
N 45° 24' 05" W 115° 54' 14"
N 45.401300° W 115.903913°
Elevation 7,667 ft (2,337 m)
Built 1934
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Krassel Ranger District


The last active fire tower on the Fayette National Forest, Carey Dome Lookout was placed into service in 1934. The 721 Aermotor tower with 7’ x 7’ metal cab is eligible for the National Register of Historic Sites. The observer’s residence is a Rocky Mountain style log cabin.


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