Porcupine Ridge Lookout - August 2017
|Registry Numbers||US 1459, MT 67 (view other lookouts in United States, Montana)|
|Date Registered||November 6, 2020|
|Nominated by||Kyle Stetler|
Glacier National Park
Flathead County, Montana
N 48° 54.970' W 113° 55.914' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 54' 58" W 113° 55' 55"
N 48.916173° W 113.931900°
|Elevation||7,000 ft (2,134 m)|
|Former Fire Lookout Sites Register||N/A|
|Administered by||National Park Service|
Porcupine Ridge lookout is a classic 2-story NPS frame cab, built between 1939 and 1940. It not used for fire detection purposes much after 1972, but is still there and used by backcountry rangers.
Sun cresting over Mt. Cleveland in August 2017, Porcupine Ridge LO in foreground.
Lookout soon after being completed in 1940. National Park Service
Porcupine lookout with visitors, late 1940s. National Park Service
Porcupine Ridge under construction in 1939. National Park Service