Lochsa Historical Ranger Station

Dating back to the 1920's and 1930's, the buildings of the Lochsa Historical Ranger Station were built primarily from native materials packed to the site with mules. The Lochsa Historical Ranger Station is managed to preserve the nostalgic character of a working ranger district typical of the 1920's.

A self-guided walking tour gives visitors a better understanding of the Forest Service's 100 year-old heritage.

The station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Latitude: 46.1449 Longitude: -115.978 Elevation: 1276 ft
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Hours Open

9-5 daily

Time Period Represented


Seasons Open

Memorial Day through Labor Day (May 31 - September 3)

Visitor Fees


Accessibility Notes

Walking paths are wide enough to accommodate walkers, wheelchairs, and strollers.

The Lochsa Historical Ranger Station is located at mile marker 121.5 on U.S. Highway 12 between Wilderness Gateway Campground and Fish Creek River Access.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets must be on leash at all times.

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