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Breath-taking Views

We drove up to end of the road, not knowing what was there. Let me preface this by saying that I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
June S
Claremont, CA
Spectacular View

The view from the lookout tower is amazing (approx. five flights of stairs). The forest service... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jerry B
Los Angeles
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1029 Strawberry Lookout Rd, Twin Peaks, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92378
+1 909-382-4802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank June S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank LovelandS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can handle walking up a lot of stairs, this is pretty cool. Lots of interesting things to learn from the volunteers that work the lookout tower and on a clear day the view is amazing.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

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

1  Thank Alyssa T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A fire lookout at the top of Keller Peak in Running Springs. Nicely maintained park area surrounding tower. Great views and good place for a picnic

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Really fun visit. Great volunteers happy to share their knowledge. Unbelievable vistas. Also great place to see birds. Gives you a perspective on the whole geography of the area. Well worth it.

1  Thank Jill W
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path, this is definitely an interesting stop in lake arrowhead. This is the first time I went to a lookout. The volunteers gave us great information and were very friendly. You can drive right up to the lookout which is next to...More

2  Thank Rumblingstrips
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