Idaho Fire Lookouts List


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Idaho has been home to nearly 1000 fire lookouts, and today 177 of them remain standing. Thanks to the work of Rex Kamstra and his contributers, their history is being preserved and we have this current list of ones you can still visit.

Name Elevation County
Basin Butte 8854 Custer
Anderson Butte 6847 Idaho
Arctic Point 7518 Idaho
Arid Peak 5306 Shoshone
Austin Ridge 4731 Idaho
Balancing Rock 4116 Clearwater
Bald Mtn. 9151 Blaine
Bald Mtn. 5334 Latah
Bally Mtn. 6818 Idaho
Bear Creek Point 8629 Valley
Bear Mtn. 7184 Idaho
Bear Valley 8291 Valley
Beaver Ridge 7370 Idaho
Bertha Hill 5520 Clearwater
Big Baldy 9705 Valley
Big Hill 8094 Idaho
Big Soldier 8993 Custer
Big Springs 6845 Fremont
Big Tower 2605 Canyon
Bishop Mtn. 7810 Fremont
Black Butte 6731 Idaho
Black Mare 8724 Valley
Black Mtn. 7077 Clearwater
Black Mtn. 6096 Boundary
Blue Nose 8677 Lemhi
Box Canyon 6707 Idaho
Brundage 7552 Valley, Adams
Buck Butte 4394 Clearwater
Burnt Knob 8196 Idaho
Burton Peak 6844 Boundary
Butts Creek Point 7836 Idaho
Carey Dome 7681 Idaho
Castle Butte 6659 Idaho
Chair Point 6951 Idaho
Chicken Peak 8657 Idaho
Clarke Mtn. 5285 Clearwater
Conrad Peak 6441 Shoshone
Coolwater 6929 Idaho
Corral Hill 5968 Idaho
Cottonwood Point 8976 Custer
Custer 9753 Custer
Danskin Peak 6694 Elmore
Deadwood 7575 Boise
Deer Ridge 4755 Boundary
Diablo Mtn. 7461 Idaho
Dry Diggins 7828 Idaho
Duck Creek Point 9130 Lemhi
Dunn Peak 5607 Shoshone
Eagle Point 5709 Clearwater
Elk Butte 5824 Clearwater
Elk Summit 6386 Idaho
Experimental Spur 2892 Bonner
Fairfield 5065 Camas
Faset Peak 5246 Bonner
Flynn Butte 3604 Latah
Gardiner Peak 6597 Idaho
Gisborne Mtn. 5595 Bonner
Granite Mtn. 6354 Lemhi
Granite Mtn. 8478 Adams
Grave Peak 8282 Idaho
Grave Point 5630 Idaho
Green Mtn. 7227 Idaho
Hawley Mtn. 7301 Boise
Heavens Gate 8429 Idaho
Hells Half Acre 8116 Idaho
Hemlock Butte 6053 Clearwater
Hershey Point 8232 Idaho
Hidden Peak 7826 Idaho
Horse Mtn. 6887 Adams
Horton Peak 9900 Custer
Hughes Ridge 4248 Boundary
Indian (Mica) 7253 Adams
Indian Hill 6810 Idaho
Iron Mtn. 9694 Camas
Jackley 8747 Adams
Jackson Peak 8124 Boise
Junction Mtn. 6457 Clearwater
Jureano Mtn. 8345 Lemhi
Kellogg Peak 6297 Shoshone
Krassel Knob 5839 Valley
Lick Creek Point 7499 Adams
Little Green Mtn. 4741 Clearwater
Little Guard 6031 Shoshone
Liz Butte 6098 Idaho
Long Tom 8168 Lemhi
Lookout Butte 5869 Idaho
Lookout Mtn. 9954 Custer
Lookout Mtn. 6727 Boundary
Lunch Peak 6414 Bonner
Mahoney Creek 7862 Valley
Mallard Peak 6870 Shoshone
Meadow Creek 8844 Valley
Mica Peak 5241 Kootenai
Middle Fork Peak 9127 Lemhi
Middle Sister 6898 Shoshone
Miners Peak 7810 Valley
Mission Mtn. 4324 Latah, Benewah
Morehead Mtn. 8506 Valley
Mt. Greylock 9857 Custer
Mt. Harrison 9265 Cassia
No Business 7350 Valley, Adams
Norton Ridge 8426 Valley
Notch Butte 4337 Lincoln
Oreana 8075 Lemhi
Oregon Butte 8465 Idaho
Osier Ridge 6115 Clearwater
Pilot Knob 7135 Idaho
Pilot Peak 8128 Boise
Pilot Peak 8057 Valley
Pinyon Peak 9942 Custer
Poirier Tree Farm 2858 Bonner
Pollock Mtn. 8048 Adams
Rice Peak 8696 Valley
Rock Rabbit Point 8360 Idaho
Rocky Point 6280 Idaho
Rocky Point 3737 Latah
Ruffneck Peak 9407 Custer
Rush Creek Point 7223 Valley
Russell Mtn. 6618 Boundary
Saddle Mtn. 6893 Boundary
Sagebrush 7147 Lemhi
Sal Mtn. 9592 Lemhi
Salmon Mtn. 8943 Idaho
Savage Ridge 8100 Valley
Scott Mtn. 8215 Boise
Scurvy Mtn. 6691 Clearwater
Sedgewick Peak 9167 Bannock
Shafer Butte 7582 Boise
Sheep Hill 8405 Idaho
Sheepeater Mtn. 8486 Idaho
Sheephorn Mtn. 8159 Lemhi
Shellrock Peak 9435 Valley
Shissler Peak 5375 Idaho
Short Creek 7861 Valley
Shorty Peak 6515 Boundary
Silver Creek Point 6778 Valley
Skookum Butte 7215 Idaho
Slate Point 7290 Idaho
Sleeping Deer 9881 Lemhi
Sliderock Ridge 9121 Custer
Smith Mtn. 8005 Adams
Snow Peak 6760 Shoshone
Sourdough Peak 6800 Idaho
South Mtn. 7801 Owyhee
Spot Mtn. 8024 Idaho
Spyglass Peak 5318 Shoshone
Square Mtn. 8000 Idaho
Squaw Butte 5874 Gem
St. Joe Baldy 5825 Benewah
Stanley Butte 7362 Idaho
Stein Mtn. 8555 Lemhi
Stoddard Creek 7536 Idaho
Stormy Peak 7943 Lemhi
Sturgill Peak 7589 Washington
Sundance Mtn. 6298 Bonner
Sunset Mtn. 7869 Boise
Surveyors Ridge 6191 Shoshone
Swan Peak 8417 Lemhi
Swanholm 8731 Elmore
Taylor Mtn. 9960 Lemhi
Thorn Creek Butte 7550 Boise
Three Tree Butte 3646 Latah
Thunderbolt Mtn. 8652 Valley
Trinity Peak 9451 Elmore
Tripod Peak 8086 Valley
Twin Crags 6400 Kootenai
Twin Peaks 10394 Challis
Ulysses Mtn. 7649 Lemhi
Walde Mtn. 5221 Idaho
Wallow Mtn. 5981 Clearwater
War Eagle 8200 Idaho
Weitas Butte 5967 Idaho
West Fork 6337 Boundary
Whitehawk 8384 Valley
Wild Horse 9546 Custer
Williams Peak 6826 Valley
Zane Point 3000 Benewah





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