Bois Forte Lookout
US 1484, MN 19
May 2020 photo

May 2020 photo - courtesy of Jacob Hufnagle

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1484, MN 19 (view other lookouts in United States, Minnesota)
Date Registered January 8, 2021
Nominated by Jacob Hufnagle
Location Nett Lake Indian Reservation
Koochiching County, Minnesota
Coordinates N 48° 07.646' W 093° 18.185' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 07' 39" W 093° 18' 11"
N 48.127440° W 093.303090°
Elevation 1,322 ft (403 m)
Built 1934
Administered by Bois Forte Band of Chippewa


One of three lookout towers in the Nett Lake Indian Reservation.

It is a stairway tower. Survey notes describe the tower as 125 ft in overall height. Inscriptions on one of the tower footings is dated Sept. 6, 1934.

The wood steps and landing boards have been recently replaced and are in good condition.


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