Lookout Mountain Lookout (Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie NF)
US 730, WA 57

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 730, WA 57 (view other lookouts in United States, Washington)
Date Registered April 2, 2008
Location Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Skagit County, Washington
Coordinates N 48° 33.124' W 121° 19.757' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 33' 07" W 121° 19' 45"
N 48.552070° W 121.329290°
Elevation 5,631 ft (1,716 m)
Built 1962
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Mt. Baker Ranger District
Lookout Steward Dan Trudeau


The first lookout on the Mt. Baker National Forest was a cathedral style cupola erected on Lookout Mountain in the remote North Cascades in 1928. The present 15’x15’ R-6 flat roof live-in cab was constructed by in 1967 and is a popular hiker destination with great views.


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Visit Reports

August 10, 2008: Dan


Needs paint? No Response
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes
Comments: needs window re-glazing

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? Yes
Comments: lookout open to public
Other enroachments? none

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? Yes
Directions to tower signed? No
Comments? what is direction sign?


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response