|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, Lookout Name - Name of active Lookout or inactive site, LO - Status of standing Lookout (see below), NHLR - A entry indicates the lookout is on the National Historic Lookout Register. The registration number is shown. Prom - The prominence value in feet, 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. Forest - Name of National Forest Lookout is in, Park or Other - Other Land status, BM Name - The name of the benchmark disk near the Lookout, PID - The unique number or Position Identifier given by the USGS to each benchmark, YR - Year the benchmark disk was first placed, LO BM - A listing for the Lookout building itself. (This will give the most accurate coordinates for the building.)
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||Lookout Name||NHLR||LO||Prom||EL, ft.||EL||Forest||Park or other use||BM Name||PID||YR||LO BM|
|2||Boise||Harris Creek Summit||Hawley Mountain||B||2061||7301||BM||Boise||Hawley||OH1212||1959||OH1211|
|3||Boise||Shafer Butte||Shafer Butte||366||A||2702||7582||BM||Boise||Shafer||OH1215||1915||OH1216|
|4||Boundary||Grass Mountain||Saddle Mountain||A||2158||6893||BM||Kaniksu||Saddle Reset||TO1109||1934||TO1108|
|5||Custer||Twin Peaks||Twin Peaks||1002||AS||1045||10,340||BM||Salmon-Challis||Twin Reset||QA0689||1915||QA0690|
|6||Elmore||Trinity Mountain||Trinity Mountain||AS||2371||9451||BM||Boise||Trinity||OZ0992||1959||OZ0991|
|7||Idaho||Heavens Gate||Heavens Gate||789||AS||823||8429||BM||Nez Perce||Hells Canyon NRA (on bdy.)||Heavens Gate||RA1321||1945||DF4172|
|8||Idaho||John Day Mountain||Slate Point||798||AS||91||7291||Spot||Nez Perce||none||none|
|9||Idaho||John Day Mountain||Nut Basin (LO site)||421||7741||Spot||Nez Perce||none||none|
|10||Owyhee||Cliffs||South Mountain||A||2081||7801||BM||BLM land||South Mountain||NW0401||1973||none|
|11||Washington||Sturgill Peak||Sturgill Peak||AS||3429||7589||BM||Payette||Stirgil||QB1393||1907||QB1342|