Carey Dome Fire Lookout – Riggins ID

Description

Located in the Payette National Forest, this lookout tower were built by the CCC in 1934. A sign near the site (pictured at www.advrider.com) reads:

“In 1934 and 1935, Aeromotor Company of Chicago manufactured the 85-foot tall galvanized steel lookout tower. The USDA Forest Service in cooperation with the Civilian Conservation Corps assembled the prefabricated framework on the granitic ridgetop toll, known as Carey Dome.”

Source notes

Idaho State Historic Preservation Office
http://www.firelookout.com/id/careydome.html

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Location Info


National Forest Road 321
Riggins, ID 83549

Coordinates: 45.401766, -115.904255

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