Tiptop Mountain Lookout
US 918, OR 122

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 918, OR 122 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered September 4, 2011
Nominated by Howard Verschoor
Location Northeast Oregon
Umatilla County, Oregon
Coordinates N 45° 26.699' W 118° 25.276' (view using Google Maps)
N 45° 26' 42" W 118° 25' 17"
N 45.444980° W 118.421260°
Elevation 4,574 ft (1,394 m)
Built 1961
Administered by Oregon Dept.of Forestry
Cooperators Oregon Dept.of Forestry


Tiptop Mountain Lookout near the old Oregon Trail in the Blue Mountains was an L4 cab on a 15' pole tower built by the state in the 1930s. In 1961 this 14'x14' ODF flattop cab was erected on a 40' steel tower. Now surplus, it is slated for removal if not adopted by a partner organization soon.


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