Deer Ridge Lookout
US 766, ID 56

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 766, ID 56 (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° 50.717' W 116° 06.184' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 50' 43" W 116° 06' 11"
N 48.845280° W 116.103060°
Elevation 4,755 ft (1,449 m)
Built 1965
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Bonners Ferry Ranger District


The Deer Ridge Lookout is a 41’ tall 15’x15’ R-6 fl attop with catwalk built in 1965. It was preceded by an L-4 on a 20’ pole tower (1935) and an L-4 on a 40’ timber tower (1949). It is located on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest and is in the cabin rental system.


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