CCC Camp Squaw Butte (former) – Burns OR

CCC Camp Squaw Butte - Burns OR

In the  winter of 1935, members of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) #1629 began construction of camp administrative and barracks buildings near Squaw Butte to facilitate CCC work related to the 16,000 acre Squaw Butte Federal Experimental Range Station. Today some… read more

Monument Ridge Fire Lookout – Bridger-Teton National Forest WY

Monument Ridge Fire Lookout – Bridger-Teton National Forest WY

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees stationed in the Bridger-Teton National Forest of Wyoming constructed the Monument Ridge Fire Lookout in 1941. The structure is the only remaining fire lookout in Wyoming assembled with precut logs. The wooden cabin looks over… read more

Campground Improvements – Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Entrance station at Aspenglen Campground - Rocky Mountain National Park CO

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made improvements to three of the existing campgrounds in Rocky Mountain National Park: Endovalley, Aspenglen and Glacier Basin.  These three were the most popular campgrounds at the time and their facilities were antiquated, so CCC… read more