Prairie City , OR
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Fall Mountain Lookout Tower is situated about 20 miles from John Day, in central Oregon. It provides 360-degree views of the surrounding Strawberry Mountain Wildness, as well as the towns of Seneca and Mt. Vernon. The lookout offers access to a variety of recreational activities. In addition to sightseeing, visitors to the area enjoy hunting, hiking and viewing wildlife. The lookout can accommodate just two people and provides few amenities. It can be accessed by vehicle. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring many of their own supplies. There is no water at the lookout tower; guests must bring their own water for drinking, cooking and washing The tower remains locked; guests will need to have a combination lock code, which will be contained in the reservation confirmation letter Weather conditions and snow may delay the opening of the access road to the lookout beyond the scheduled dates, as well as force early closures This is bear country; use appropriate containers for food and garbage; learn more about bear safety Contact the Ranger District prior to arrival to inquire about current conditions and possible restrictions, such as fire or road closures, weather and anything else that may affect the quality of a visit Learn more about the The Malheur National Forest The last road leading to Fall Mountain Lookout is exceptionally rutty and rough. Visitors are encouraged to use a high-clearance vehicle and use caution while driving up to the lookout Don’t Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.


  • BBQ
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fire Pit
  • Picnic Table
  • Restroom

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Prairie City Ranger District - 327 SW Front St.,P.O. Box 337 , Prairie City , Oregon, 97869

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