Bear Butte Lookout
US 1605, OR 133
Bear Butte Lookout - 2010

Bear Butte Lookout - 2010 - courtesy of Ron Kemnow

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1605, OR 133 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered June 22, 2022
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Klamath County, Oregon
Coordinates N 43° 05.989' W 121° 24.908' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 05' 59" W 121° 24' 54"
N 43.099822° W 121.415130°
Elevation 5,503 ft (1,677 m)
Built 1949
Administered by Klamath Forest Protective Association
Cooperators The Weyerhaeuser Company


Bear Butte, also known as Baldy or Bear Flat was constructed for the Klamath Forest Protective Association in 1949 replacing an earlier structure dating to at least 1930. The structure is located on Weyerhaeuser Company land.

The lookout was last staffed in 1966.



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Photo courtesy of the Klamath County Museum