Squaw Butte


(Courtesy of WR7X)

(Last update January 06, 2003 )

General.  Fire lookout.

Directions: From Emmett, head north of Hwy. 52, staying northbound on Van Dussen Road from a 4-way
intersection where Hwy. 52 heads east.  At about 5 miles, turn right (east) on Butte Road.  Road is gravel the rest of the way to the summit.  At about a mile, you'll turn left (north) and skirt around the west side of the butte, then head up a washboarded ravine, eventually topping out in a saddle.  There are two summits that can be reached from here, both approximately the same elevation about 1/2 mile apart.
The more southerly summit is home to a BLM fire lookout station that is staffed in the summer.  Both
summits are antenna and repeater-laden.

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