Heavens Gate Lookout, Idaho County, Idaho, Elevation = 8429 ft.

Located on the boundaries of the Nez Perce National Forest and the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Heavens Gate had a log cupola cabin in 1928 which was destroyed in a 1958 wildfire. The current two story concrete and stone structure was built in 1978. The lookout has been staffed during the summer fire season. This lookout is on the National Historic Lookout Register #789. Photo on September 1, 2018.
Heavens Gate benchmark has been damaged and is barely readable. Placed in 1945. Datasheet: RA1321
Reference mark #2 is nearby and is in better shape.