Aeneas Lookout
US 118, WA 10
January 2010 photo by Bob Pfeifer

January 2010 photo by Bob Pfeifer

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 118, WA 10 (view other lookouts in United States, Washington)
Date Registered May 1, 1995
Nominated by Ray Kresek, Washington Registrar
Location Okanogan County, Washington
Coordinates N 48° 44.581' W 119° 37.330' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 44' 35" W 119° 37' 20"
N 48.743015° W 119.622164°
Elevation 5,097 ft (1,554 m)
Administered by Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
Cooperators Washington Dept. of Natural Resources

Description

The first Aeneas Lookout located on this eastern Washington mountain top was a one room log cabin built in 1920 by the U.S. Forest Service. The site has been continuously staffed by observers since then--including Ray Kresek, the authority on lookouts in the Pacific Northwest. During that time there have been four different structures. The present 40’ wooden tower with a 14’x 14’ flattop live-in cab with catwalk was built by the Washington Dept. of Natural Resources in 1980.

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