Timber Butte Lookout is located in the Fall Creek area of the Willamette National Forest at an elevation of 3,650 feet 19 miles from Lowell, Oregon. The cabin is open from mid-May through late October, offering the chance to enjoy beautiful scenery and a variety of recreational activities. The lookout was constructed in 2005 as a replica of the L-4 gabled-style lookout with wooden catwalk commonly built in this region in the 1930s. It was built through volunteer efforts with a $10,000 grant from Lane County and other contributions by individuals and organizations. The cabin can be accessed by car, but guests should expect to walk about 300 feet uphill from their parking spot. A high-clearance vehicle is recommended. THE HEATING STOVE INSIDE THE CABIN IS A PROPANE GAS STOVE, ATTEMPTING TO BURN FIREWOOD INSIDE THE STOVE WILL RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY, EXPLOSION OR WORSE, ABSOLUTELY NO BURNING FIREWOOD IN STOVE! No drinking water is available at the cabin Entry to the cabin is by combination lock; guests must contact the Middle Fork Ranger District Office (541) 782-2283 several days prior to arrival for the combination. It is very important that you relock the gate behind you after passing through to prohibit others from interrupting your stay. During periods of severe fire danger, open campfires may be prohibited There is no tent, trailer or RV camping at the site Guests must bring their own trash bags and pack out all trash Guests must clean out the cabin before departure Pets are not allowed Smoking is not permitted Guests should contact the Ranger District prior to arriving to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire, road closures or weather, that may affect their visit Learn more about the <a href=” http://www.fs.usda.gov/willamette”>Willamette 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.
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- Picnic Table