Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin

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Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin
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Nearest city Estes Park, Colorado
Coordinates 40°13′20″N105°38′39″W / 40.22222°N 105.64417°W / 40.22222; -105.64417 Coordinates: 40°13′20″N105°38′39″W / 40.22222°N 105.64417°W / 40.22222; -105.64417
Arealess than one acre
Built1930
Architectural styleNPS Rustic, log cabin
MPS Rocky Mountain National Park MRA
NRHP reference No. 87001124 [1]
CSRHP No.5BL.2392
Added to NRHPJanuary 29, 1988

The Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin is a small structure in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Built in 1930, the 12-foot (3.7 m) by 16-foot (4.9 m) cabin may have been built as a simple shelter, but has more recently been used on an occasional basis as a backcountry patrol cabin in the Wild Basin area. The one story one-room log cabin is not used in the winter, but does have a stove with a stone fireplace. The main cabin is gable-roofed, with a small shed-roofed porch, and is a good example of the National Park Service rustic style. The logs are saddle-notched, projecting an increasing distance at their ends from top to bottom. [2]

The Thunder Lake Cabin was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 29, 1988. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. Williams, Lance R. (June 30, 1976). "Classified Structure Field Inventory Report: Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin". National Park Service. Retrieved 29 August 2011.