|Idaho Forest Fire Lookout sites, active and abandoned sites listed. Revised September 4, 2020.
Key to column headings: ID - A numerical count, County - The county the Lookout is in, Topo Map - The name of the 7.5 minute topographic map the Lookout is on, Year - Date of the map, Lookout Name - Name of active Lookout or inactive site, LO - Status of standing Lookout (see below), EL, ft. - Elevation in feet of the Lookout, EL - How elevation is determined. BM = benchmark survey disk nearby. Spot = spot elevation shown on the map. Inter. = No elevation shown so interpreted from contours. Latitude - Degrees/Minute/Seconds NAD83, Longitude - Degrees/Minutes/Seconds NAD83, Forest - Name of National Forest Lookout is in, Park or Other - Other Land status, Township - Legal description of Lookout location, given as Township, Range, then Section number. Sometimes section number is unknown.
Lookout Status Codes: A = structure in good condition, capable of being staffed. B = Dilapidated and needs work, but standing. C = Badly damaged or falling down. AS = usually staffed by Forest Service or CDF. AV = staffed by volunteers. AR = A rental Lookout. A (LO site) is where the building has been removed and there may be no evidence remaining, or it's status may be unknown.
|ID||County||Topo Map||Year||Lookout Name||LO||EL, ft.||EL||Latitude||Longitude||Forest||Park or other use||Township|
|1||Adams,Valley||Brundage Mountain||1963||Brundage||AS||7552||BM||450010.1||1160805.0||Payette||T19N, R3E, SEC 7|
|2||Boise||Harris Creek Summit||1976||Hawley Mountain||B||7301||BM||435932.6||1160149.5||Boise||T8N, R4E, SEC 31|
|3||Boise||Shafer Butte||1976||Shafer Butte||A||7582||BM||434617.4||1160518.5||Boise||T5N, R3E, SEC 15|
|4||Boundary||Grass Mountain||1996||Saddle Mountain||A||6893||BM||485701.2||1164615.4||Kaniksu||T65N, R3W, SEC 30|
|5||Custer||Twin Peaks||1989||Twin Peaks||AS||10,340||BM||443535.7||1142835.1||Salmon-Challis||T15N, R17E, SEC 33|
|6||Elmore||Trinity Mountain||1976||Trinity Mountain||AS||9451||BM||433556.4||1152544.0||Boise||T3N, R9E, SEC 18|
|7||Idaho||Heavens Gate||1995||Heavens Gate||AS||8429||BM||452208.0||1162940.9||Nez Perce||Hells Canyon NRA (on bdy.)||T23N, R1W, SEC 5|
|8||Idaho||John Day Mountain||1995||Slate Point||AS||7291||Spot||453555.0||1160801.5||Nez Perce||T26N, R3E, SEC 7|
|9||Idaho||John Day Mountain||1995||Nut Basin (LO site)||7741||Spot||453141.6||1161026.4||Nez Perce||T25N, R2E, SEC 11|
|10||Owyhee||Cliffs||1973||South Mountain||A||7801||BM||424424.0||1165450.6||BLM land||T8S, R5W, SEC 10|
|11||Washington||Sturgill Peak||1987||Sturgill Peak||AS||7589||BM||443711.7||1165632.8||Payette||T15N, R5W, SEC 21|