Anderson Butte

Elevation: 6,847 ft
Prominence: 827

This peak is not in the book. Published March 2020


Anderson Butte is located 6 miles northeast of Elk City, Idaho. This peak has been used as a fire lookout since 1914. The current lookout is used on an emergency basis. USGS Anderson Butte

Log lookout cabin with cupola, 1932. Leonard York Collection Photo Courtesy of the Nez Perce National Forest

Log lookout cabin with cupola (1932). Leonard York collection. Photo courtesy of the Nez Perce National Forest

Access and Routes, Class 1

Primary access to the peak is from Elk City. There are several access roads that can be used. The Anderson Butte National Recreation Trail and other trails lead to the summit of Anderson Butte. Inquire about current conditions at the Nez Perce National Forest–Elk City Ranger Station.

Mountain Range: Southern Clearwater Peaks

Longitude: -115.33119   Latitude: 45.88769

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