Saddle Mountain Lookout
US 1472, ID 164
Saddle Mountain Lookout

Saddle Mountain Lookout - courtesy of Gary Weber

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1472, ID 164 (view other lookouts in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered December 7, 2020
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Idaho Panhandle National Forests
Boundary County, Idaho
Coordinates N 48° 57.020' W 116° 46.257' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 57' 01" W 116° 46' 15"
N 48.950330° W 116.770950°
Elevation 6,893 ft (2,101 m)
Built 1935
Administered by US Forest Service - Idaho Panhandle National Forests


Saddle Mountain Lookout was constructed in 1935, a 7x7 Aermotor observation only  cabin on a 40 foot X-Brace steel tower. A residence cabin was also provided.

The lookout site has not been staffed since the late 1960's.


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