Table Rock Lookout
US 1097, WA 63
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Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1097, WA 63 (view other lookouts in United States, Washington)
Date Registered January 3, 2015
Nominated by Ken Jones
Location Walla Walla Ranger District, Umatilla National Forest
Columbia County, Washington
Coordinates N 46° 01.866' W 117° 54.720' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 01' 52" W 117° 54' 43"
N 46.031100° W 117.912000°
Elevation 6,249 ft (1,905 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


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Visit Reports

September 30, 2012: Ken Jones


Needs paint? No Response
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes
Comments: Removable metal shutters not installed except in winter. The lookout was remodeled in 1989, with knotty pine interior, new floor covering, thermopane windows, walls and ceiling insulated. Roof, exterior walls, deck and stairs in good shape. Gas stove/oven, refrigerator and heater. First floor houses radio repeater. Solar panel provides power to maintain batteries for radio and repeater.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? Yes


Staffed? Yes
Staffing gets partial funding from City of Walla Walla, WA. This lookout protects the Mill Creek Watershed to the west, which is the primary water source for Walla Walla. The Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness Area is to the east.

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response
Staffed by FS employees. Well maintained by FS