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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Wagontire Lookout

Wagontire lookout
  • Location: T. 26 S., R. 24 E., Section 26, NWSW; Latitude 42,20.4, Longitude 119,52.9
  • Date Built: 1963
  • Lookout Style: 2-story, Cinderblock and wood
  • Administrative Agency: Burns District BLM
  • Elevation: 6,450 MSL
  • Status: Staffed
  • Directions to Wagontire Lookout:
    From Highway 395 at the town of Wagontire, head South toward Lakeview
    Set your odometer to zero:
    Mile 0.0 Town of Wagontire - Highway 395
    Mile 0.75 Turn RIGHT and proceed through gate
    Mile 1.25 At the fork, stay RIGHT (straight), along fenceline
    Mile 2.3 At the next fork, stay STRAIGHT on main road
    Mile 3.9 Cross Dry Creek (South Creek)
    Mile 4.7 Proceed through gate
    Mile 5.9 Proceed through gate
    Mile 6.3 At the fork, stay RIGHT
    Mile 6.45 Locked gate (G-1) key
    Mile 7.85 Turnout on right, STAY LEFT
    Mile 9.3 Lookout

CHECK THIS OUT!!! Flo Lyons worked several fire seasons finishing this hand-stitched quilt (JPG). Flo and her husband Jim worked on the Wagontire Mountain Lookout during the summer of 2000.