Wam Mountain Lookout
US 350, MT 32

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 350, MT 32 (view other lookouts in United States, Montana)
Date Registered May 12, 2000
Location Kootenai National Forest
Lincoln County, Montana
Coordinates N 48° 57.296' W 114° 48.631' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 57' 18" W 114° 48' 38"
N 48.954925° W 114.810522°
Elevation 7,121 ft (2,170 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Fortine Ranger District
Available for Rental Yes, learn more


One of the last gable roof L-4s, Wam Mountain Lookout was constructed in 1931 by the Forest Service atop a 7,121' peak in the Whitefish Range in Montana. Last used for fire detection in the 1950s, the lookout escaped destruction probably because of its remote location.


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