Dutchman Peak Lookout
US 19, OR 5
Dutchman Peak Lookout - 2007

Dutchman Peak Lookout - 2007 - courtesy of Ron Kemnow

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 19, OR 5 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered August 2, 1991
Nominated by Barbara Mumblo, Cultural Resource Coordinator, USFS, Rogue River National Forest, Applegate Ranger District
Location Rogue River National Forest
Jackson County, Oregon
Coordinates N 42° 02.607' W 122° 53.487' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 02' 36" W 122° 53' 29"
N 42.043450° W 122.891448°
Elevation 7,364 ft (2,245 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Applegate Ranger District


Dutchman Peak is the last of the original cupola lookouts still in use. Located near the California—Oregon state line, on the Rogue River National Forest, the structure was built in 1927 and is one of the oldest lookouts remaining in service in the United States. It is a favorite stop on the Mt. Ashland Loop Road and for hikers on the nearby Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.


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