Summit Prairie Lookout Site
US 1348, WA 248

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1348, WA 248 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered July 18, 2012
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Gifford Pinchot National Forest
Skamania County, Washington
Coordinates N 46° 15.406' W 121° 43.640' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 15' 24" W 121° 43' 38"
N 46.256770° W 121.727340°
Elevation 5,230 ft (1,594 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


This log and shake cabin with roof platform (also referred to as Dark Cabin), located 1/2 mile northwest of the summit on the ridgetop, was built in 1924. In 1933, an L-4 cab was added atop the summit. Staffed until 1963, trail crews used the site until both structures were destroyed in 1967.


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