1930: A Region 5, model 4A ground house constructed.
September 21, 2006: "In conjunction with Public Lands Day, the Middle Fork Ranger District is looking for volunteers to help paint and clean up the historic Pinyon Peak Fire Lookout, located west of the Loon Creek Guard Station. Volunteers can ride to the lookout in a Forest Service vehicle the morning of September 30 or camp free at the Loon Creek Guard Station Friday and Saturday nights." (Recorder Herald)
August 4, 2012: The lookout was evacuated by the advancement of the Halstead fire.