Mount Brown Lookout
US 37, MT 5

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 37, MT 5 (view other lookouts in United States, Montana)
Date Registered September 15, 1991
Nominated by H. Gilbert Lusk, Superintendent, Glacier National Park
Location Glacier National Park
Flathead County, Montana
Coordinates N 48° 37.700' W 113° 49.984' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 37' 42" W 113° 49' 59"
N 48.628340° W 113.833063°
Elevation 7,410 ft (2,259 m)
Administered by National Park Service
Cooperators Glacier National Park


One of three structures with a short hip roof, Mount Brown Lookout is the oldest remaining lookout in Glacier National Park. It was constructed in 1929. The lookout is reached by a 7-mile trail.

From 1949 to 1951, Mount Brown Lookout was manned by lookouts Raymond and Marie Matheny.


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Summer 1951 photo

Summer 1951 photo - courtesy of Theodore Matheny