Striped Peak Lookout Site
US 2069, ID 27
Striped Peak Lookout - Circa 1924

Striped Peak Lookout - Circa 1924 - courtesy of the US Forest Service

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 2069, ID 27 (view other lookout sites in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered February 28, 2021
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Panhandle National Forests
Shoshone County
Coordinates N 47° 26.370' W 115° 59.753' (view using Google Maps)
N 47° 26' 22" W 115° 59' 45"
N 47.439507° W 115.995883°
Elevation 6,300 ft (1,920 m)
Built Circa 1919
Removed 1936 Wildfire
Administered by US Forest Service - Panhandle National Forests
Cooperators Coeur d'Alene National Forest


A 12x12 D-6 Cupola structure was constructed 1919/20 per an announcement from the Forest Service's Ed Pulaski of 1910 Big Burn and the "Pulaski" firefighting tool fame.

The lookout served until 1936 when it was destroyed in a wildfire and not rebuilt. Some remains are still on the site.


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Using the alidade

Using the alidade - courtesy of US Forest Service