FIVEMILE BUTTE LOOKOUT

DUFUR, CA
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About

Fivemile Butte Lookout is available for reservation year-round. It provides stellar mountain views and access to a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities, including hiking, mountain biking and wildlife viewing. During the winter months, the lookout is popular among hunters and winter sports enthusiasts. The lookout can only be accessed by skiing, snowmobiling or snowshoeing up to 3 miles from a parking area at the Billy Bob Sno-Park. A permit is required to park and the trek takes about three to four hours. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities. Drinking water is not available at the tower Be prepared for extreme winter weather conditions; guests should be experienced in back country travel and survival skills The lookout remains locked; four days before your scheduled arrival, contact the Barlow Ranger District during office hours to obtain a key code Please contact the Barlow Ranger District prior to departing for the lookout, to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire or road closures, weather or storms that may affect the quality of your visit The height of the cabin and the open catwalk pose serious risks for children and pets; the steps and catwalk can become quite slippery and the tower may sway in strong winds Learn more about the Mt. Hood National Forest 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.

Essentials

  • ADA Accessible
  • Fire Pit
  • Picnic Table
  • Restroom

FIVEMILE BUTTE LOOKOUT

5414672291

RD4430-120 TURN LEFT, DUFUR, Oregon, 97021

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