Barren Peak Lookout
US 905, MT 53

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 905, MT 53 (view other lookouts in United States, Montana)
Date Registered April 7, 2011
Nominated by John M. Richards
Location Kootenai National Forest
Lincoln County, Montana
Coordinates N 48° 01.523' W 115° 24.844' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 01' 31" W 115° 24' 51"
N 48.025390° W 115.414070°
Elevation 5,365 ft (1,635 m)
Built 1940
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Canoe Gulch Ranger Station


Built in 1940, this 10' wooden tower with L-4 cab replaced an earlier camp. John M. Richards manned this lookout in the summers of 1944-45, during World War II. The lookout has been abandoned since the 1970s.


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