Dixie Butte Lookout
US 657, OR 108

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 657, OR 108 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered March 15, 2006
Nominated by Howard Verschoor
Location Malheur National Forest
Grant County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 34.977' W 118° 37.549' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 34' 59" W 118° 37' 33"
N 44.582950° W 118.625820°
Elevation 7,511 ft (2,289 m)
Built 1968
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Prairie City Ranger District


The first lookout on Dixie Butte on the Malheur National Forest was a cupola cabin in the early 1920s which was replaced with an L-4 ground house in 1935. The present 15’x15’ R-6 flattop ground house was built in 1968 and remains in active service.


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