Granite Butte Lookout
US 744, MT 42

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 744, MT 42 (view other lookouts in United States, Montana)
Date Registered October 15, 2008
Nominated by Samsara Chapman
Location Helena National Forest
Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Coordinates N 46° 51.781' W 112° 27.886' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 51' 47" W 112° 27' 53"
N 46.863010° W 112.464770°
Elevation 6,887 ft (2,099 m)
Built 1962
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Lincoln Ranger District


Granite Butte Lookout is one of only four remaining on the Helena National Forest. The first lookout on this site was an L-4 cab on a 20’ tower built in 1932. This 15’x15’ R-6 flat cab on a treated wood tower was constructed in 1962.


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