Prairie City Lookout
US 1637, OR 155
Prairie City Lookout - 2010

Prairie City Lookout - 2010 - courtesy of Rex Kamstra

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1637, OR 155 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered July 5, 2022
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Prairie City, Oregon
Grant County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 26.685' W 118° 42.222' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 26' 41" W 118° 42' 13"
N 44.444747° W 118.703692°
Elevation 3,660 ft (1,116 m)
Built Circa 1930's
Administered by US Forest Service - Malheur National Forest


An Osborne fire-finder is located in an enclosure just south of Prairie City, Oregon. The fire-finder has been in use their since some time in the 1930's.

The valley area is surrounded by mountain ranges on three sides and is used as needed.

A new lockbox was installed some time between 2016 and 2018.


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Prairie City Lookout - Fire-finder unlocked and ready

Prairie City Lookout - Fire-finder unlocked and ready - courtesy of Rex Kamstra

New lockbox installed - 2018

New lockbox installed - 2018 - courtesy of Rex Kamstra