Pinyon Peak Lookout was built in 1930. Located in the Salmon River Mountains of Idaho, within the Salmon – Challis National Forest, the fire lookout sits on Pinyon Peak with at an elevation of 9,947 ft above sea level. The Pinyon Peak Loop Road is one of the highest roads in Idaho. KLP Inc completed the lightning protection system in 2006. In addition, it is registered with the National Historic Lookout Register.