Windy Knob Lookout Site
US 1973, WA 472
Windy Knob Lookout 1952

Windy Knob Lookout 1952 - courtesy of Eric Willhite collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1973, WA 472 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered April 6, 2020
Nominated by Tammy McLeod
Location Lewis County, Washington
Coordinates N 46° 41.506' W 122° 34.507' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 41' 30" W 122° 34' 30"
N 46.691767° W 122.575116°
Elevation 2,803 ft (854 m)
Built 1940's
Administered by Private Timber Company


A 140 foot spar tree with a platform was built on the site in the 1940's. It was abandoned in the 1950's. There was also a 2-story lookout with a cab on the site that was used in the 1950's but no data can be found as to when this lookout was built, abandoned and removed. The lookouts are gone.


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Windy Knob Lookout spar tree

Windy Knob Lookout spar tree - courtesy of Eric Willhite collection

Windy Knob Lookout site

Windy Knob Lookout site - courtesy of Eric Willhite