September 22, 1921: "At Morrell peak, overlooking the Seeley lake country, the Cottonwood, Morrell creek, Trail creek, Lodgepole creek and Dunham creek, there is being built a fine combination ranger station and tower. From the station the ranger can ascend a ladder to the top of the tower where a room of convenient size is enclosed with glass, equipped with a table and chair, telephone and a map on a board, for his convenience." (The Missoulian)
July 20, 1922: "The lookout station on Mount Morrell is now nearing completion. This will comprise a lookout cabin and tower. At present the lookout is in charge of a student from the State University and one of the vocational students." (The Missoulian)
August 30, 1922: "Mr. Clack returned to the city yesterday from that section of the forest where he placed lightning protection equipment on the lookout stations at Morrell mountain and Gold peak. A new lookout station recently was completed at Morrell mountain." (The Missoulian)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - MORRELL LOT PID - ST0586 STATE/COUNTY- MT/POWELL COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - MORRELL MOUNTAIN (1965)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1965 LOCATED ABOUT 5.0 MI. E. OF SEELEY LAKE, MONTANA IN THE LOLO NATIONAL FOREST.
TO REACH THE LOOKOUT FROM SEELEY LAKE POST OFFICE, DRIVE N. ON FOREST HIGHWAY FOR ABOUT 0.3 MI. TO FOREST SERVICE RD. RIGHT AND SIGN ---COTTONWOOD LAKES---. TURN RIGHT AND FOLLOW THE MAIN RD. ABOUT 6.5 MI. TO THE LARGEST LAKE IN THE COTTONWOOD LAKES CHAIN AND RD. LEFT N. AND SIGN ---MORRELL L.O.--- FOLLOW THIS RD. N. TO TOP OF MOUNTAIN AND LOOKOUT. LOCATED IN THE SE. 1/4 OF NE. 1/4 OF SEC. 34, T.17 N., R. 14W.