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Fivemile butte lookout

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Fivemile Butte Lookout (bobcat)

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Description

This lookout tower can be reached by car, but also lies just off the Eightmile Creek Loop Trail. A lookout was first erected here in 1934, with the current version being constructed in 1956. You cannot go inside as the lookout is rented throughout the year, but there is a picnic table at its base and there are sweeping views to the Washington summits from this part of the ridge.

Guidebooks

  • How to Rent a Fire Lookout in the Pacific Northwest by Trish McFadden & Tom Foley

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