Dry Soda Lookout
US 116, OR 16
September 2015 photo by Rex Kamstra

September 2015 photo by Rex Kamstra

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 116, OR 16 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered March 8, 1995
Nominated by Ron Johnson, Oregon Registrar
Location Malheur National Forest
Grant County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 12.490' W 118° 54.650' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 12' 29" W 118° 54' 39"
N 44.208165° W 118.910830°
Elevation 5,580 ft (1,701 m)
Built 1941
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Blue Mountain Ranger District

Description

Dry Soda Lookout is a vintage USFS 60’ CT-2 wooden tower with a L-4 hip roof 14’x 14’ cab and a wooden catwalk. The structure is in good condition and a rappelling platform has been added at the 45’ level. The Malheur National Forest lookout is still staffed for fire detection each year.

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September 2015 photo by Rex Kamstra

September 2015 photo by Rex Kamstra