Crane Point Lookout Site
US 1057, OR 415
Crane Point Lookout 1961

Crane Point Lookout 1961 - courtesy of Mark Swift collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1057, OR 415 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered June 13, 2011
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Malheur National Forest
Grant County, Oregon
Coordinates N 44° 08.651' W 118° 30.196' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 08' 39" W 118° 30' 12"
N 44.144190° W 118.503260°
Elevation 6,414 ft (1,955 m)
Built 1930s
Administered by US Forest Service

Description

Built in the 1930s as a platform with a firefinder stand and tent cabin. It was used into the 1960s. The tent cabin is gone, but the platform and stand for the firefinder remain as of 2022.

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Photos

Crane Point Lookout 1956

Crane Point Lookout 1956 - courtesy of Mark Swift collection

Crane Point Lookout site 2016

Crane Point Lookout site 2016 - courtesy of Howard Verschoor

Crane Point looking towards Monument Rock Wilderness and Antelope Mountain Lookout

Crane Point looking towards Monument Rock Wilderness and Antelope Mountain Lookout - courtesy of Danielle Sullivan