Shissler Peak Lookout
US 797, ID 75

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 797, ID 75 (view other lookouts in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered April 24, 2009
Nominated by Gary Weber
Location Nez Perce National Forest
Idaho County, Idaho
Coordinates N 46° 09.934' W 114° 56.383' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 09' 56" W 114° 56' 23"
N 46.165560° W 114.939720°
Elevation 5,375 ft (1,638 m)
Built 1953
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Moose Creek Ranger District


The Nez Perce National Forest built Shissler Peak Lookout in 1933. It was an L-4 cab on a pole tower. In l953 the current 1936 model L-4 with catwalk was constructed on a 10’ treated timber tower. Shissler Peak sits above the confluence of Moose Creek and the Selway River within the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area in the Nez Perce National Forest. Shissler is regularly staffed for fire detection.


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