Bare Cone Lookout
US 778, MT 44

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 778, MT 44 (view other lookouts in United States, Montana)
Date Registered April 24, 2009
Nominated by Gary Weber
Location Bitterroot National Forest
Ravalli County, Montana
Coordinates N 45° 43.150' W 114° 24.733' (view using Google Maps)
N 45° 43' 09" W 114° 24' 44"
N 45.719170° W 114.412220°
Elevation 7,822 ft (2,384 m)
Built 1962
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators West Fork Ranger District


Still in active service on the Bitterroot National Forest, Bare Cone Lookout was first a two story log cabin in 1922. In the 1930s an L-4 was built on a 10’ tower which served until the present R-6 cab with catwalk on a 10’ concrete block base was built in 1962.


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