July 27, 1934: Panorama photos taken by James Rittenhouse.
June 29, 1963: Despite the damp weather, the U.S. Forest Service has established the first of its forest lookouts this season in the Packwood district. Two lookout stations were manned Thursday, according to Dick Chase, Packwood district ranger. They are Dry Creek, five miles southwest of Packwood and Goat Ridge, 12 miles southeast of Packwood. Goat Ridge covers the high country on the south end of the district." (The Daily Chronicle)
July 6, 1963: "Snow at higher elevations this past week. Goat Ridge lookout reported about 4 inches of new snow, but it melted rapidly." (Centralia Daily Chronicle
July 10, 1976: "The Goat Ridge Lookout hike is an exceptionally rewarding one for afternoon hikers. Follow the Berry Patch trail about a half mile, then take the left fork one and one-half miles to the former lookout site." (The Daily Chronicle)