Sopelia Lookout Site
US 2001, WA 490
Sopelia Lookout (no date)

Sopelia Lookout (no date) - courtesy of Rex Kamstra collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 2001, WA 490 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered April 15, 2020
Nominated by Tammy McLeod
Location Yakama Indian Reservation
Klickitat County, Washington
Coordinates N 45° 59.764' W 120° 36.073' (view using Google Maps)
N 45° 59' 46" W 120° 36' 04"
N 45.996070° W 120.601221°
Elevation 4,589 ft (1,399 m)
Built 1959
Removed 2013
Administered by Bureau of Indian Affairs


In 1959 a R-6 flat cab on concrete pillars was built on the site. The lookout replaced nearby Simcoe Butte Lookout. It was abandoned for several years when it was burned in a 2013 forest fire.


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