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We drove up to end of the road, not knowing what was there. Let me preface this by saying that I am terrified of heights, but with encouragement I made it up to the fire-lookout, just concentrating on the step ahead of me. The 360...More
The view from the lookout tower is amazing (approx. five flights of stairs). The forest service staff were very friendly and informative. They shared interesting history about the tower; the site; and the surrounding area. There are picnic tables at the base of the tower....More
Kathy and Stan (volunteers) were informative while providing fun and interesting facts about Strawberry Peak lookout, fire lookout processes, descriptions of the surrounding peaks and towns, as well as the functions of the surrounding lookout stations. They were extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. Thanks Kathy...More
Check their hours (9am -?) before you go, but definitely go!!! This is FREE, there are volunteer staff in the tower and they're so sweet! The two volunteers showed us how to spot/calculate where the fires are on the mountain, explained the process of recording...More
I searched "what to do" on the way back from Arrow Head Lake, CA. Since it is not far from the lake, I decided to pay a visit. I am not sure if it would be a good place for everyone; but if you are...More
What a cool place! From here you could see the all the nearby lakes and other nature points in all directions. The watchman was friendly and shared some information, too. After the nailbiting drive up the mountain it felt very serene and was beautiful to...More