Black Butte Lookout (Malheur NF)
US 951, OR 123

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 951, OR 123 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered January 3, 2013
Nominated by Howard Verschoor
Location Malheur National Forest
Grant County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 32.402' W 119° 08.320' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 32' 24" W 119° 08' 19"
N 44.540030° W 119.138660°
Elevation 6,235 ft (1,900 m)
Built 1936
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Prairie City Ranger District


The first structure, built in 1936, was a 20' pole L-4 tower. A garage was added at one time. The original pole tower legs were replaced with treated timber legs in 1964. The concrete piers were redone in 1994. It is staffed as needed.


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