Trinity Lookout
US 1427, ID 119
Trinity Lookout

Trinity Lookout - courtesy of Boise National Forest

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1427, ID 119 (view other lookouts in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered September 27, 2020
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Boise National Forest
Elmore County, Idaho
Coordinates N 43° 35.939' W 115° 25.735' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 35' 56" W 115° 25' 44"
N 43.598988° W 115.428916°
Elevation 9,434 ft (2,875 m)
Built 1956
Administered by US Forest Service - Boise National Forest


Trinity Mountain has hosted a lookout since 1922. A 12x12 stone cabin first, later replaced by an L-4 cabin on a 10 foot concrete block tower.

Trinity Lookout is generally staffed during the fire season.


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Ground Cabin - 1940's

Ground Cabin - 1940's - courtesy of US Forest Service

Photo courtesy of The Ron Kemnow Collections