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Cody Butte Fire Lookout Site

Built in 1931, a writing on the wall inside says the tower finished June 19, 1931 at 11 a.m. At the very summit, still standing is this 45 foot steel Aermotor tower. Below is a frame cabin living quarters that now looks abandoned. It appears the tower has recently been abandoned as well.
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Looking North 1934
Looking Southeast 1934
Looking Southwest 1934
WillhiteWeb.com: Washington Fire Lookouts
Cody Butte has a road to the summit. Most of the road is decent for higher clearance vehicles but the last half mile gets rough and rocky. There is a parking area for cars just a few yards past where the road starts go get bad.
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Elevation: 4,764
Location: Colville Reservation in Ferry County
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Looking North 2016
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Looking Southwest 2016
Looking Southeast 2016
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Lightning stool "Hot Seat"
Cody Benchmark
Last few miles to Cody Butte Lookout
Cody Butte LO from the north
Cody Butte LO from the south
In a tree nest to the lookout
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Inside the Cody Butte Guard Station (2016)