Lava Butte Trail Newberry National Volcanic Monument Deschutes National Forest Bend Lava Butte Hike Central Oregon Lava Butte Lookout
Lava Butte is a 500-foot tall cinder cone along the Northwest Rift of Newberry Volcano in Central Oregon. It rises prominently over Route 97 between Bend and Sunriver. A fire lookout tower sits atop Lava Butte and is joined by a rim trail that offers panoramic views over a dark volcanic landscape. Lava Butte also provides majestic views of the Cascade Mountains to the... Read more.
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Tagged with · Bend · Buttes · Deschutes National Forest · Lookout Towers · Newberry National Volcanic Monument · Summits · Sunriver
Distance: 3.85 miles · Elevation change: 520 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 1, 2017
Black Butte Trail Deschutes National Forest Camp Sherman Sisters Central Oregon Summit Hike
Black Butte is one of the most identifiable summits in Central Oregon. This conical volcano rises 3,000 feet over tapered terrain on the east side of the Cascade Mountains. Black Butte stands on its own and offers tremendous views over the surroundings including peaks in the Central Oregon Cascades to the north, west, and south. Grand views make Black Butte an ideal site... Read more.
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Tagged with · Deschutes National Forest · Lookout Towers · Sisters · Summits
Distance: 4 miles · Elevation change: 1550 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 1, 2017
Rankin Ridge Trail Hike Wind Cave National Park Black Hills South Dakota Rankin Ridge Fire Tower Lookout Tower Hike
Rankin Ridge forms part of the southeast edge of the Black Hills and at 5,013 feet in elevation, it is the highest point in Wind Cave National Park. A lookout tower rises above the ridge top, which can be reached via a 250-foot ascent on a 0.55-mile long single track. Take a wide dirt trail back down the ridge to form a one-mile loop. Although this hike is short, it is... Read more.
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Tagged with · Black Hills · Custer · Free Trails · Lookout Towers · National Parks · Nature Trails · Summits
Distance: 1 mile · Elevation change: 250 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 6, 2017
Kakepuku Mountain Historic Reserve Kakepuku Track Mount Kakepuku Walk Te Awamutu Waikato Region Hike New Zealand
Kakepuku Track offers a farm-to-summit trek in Kakepuku Mountain Historic Reserve. The track to the summit of Kakepuku Mountain is 8 kilometers (5 miles) round trip with 407 meters (1,335 feet) of elevation change. A lookout tower atop the 449-meter summit garners round-the-compass views above the treetops. A wooden viewing platform and benches along the track provide... Read more.
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Tagged with · Free Trails · Lookout Towers · New Zealand Department of Conservation · Rainforests · Summits · Te Awamutu
Distance: 8 kilometers / 5 miles · Elevation change: 407 meters / 1335 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 7, 2017
Cherry Canyon Park hike Ultimate Destination Vista Point Lookout Tower Cherry Canyon Motorway Ridge Motorway Descanso Trail Cherry Canyon Trail Ultimate Destination Trail
Cherry Canyon Park preserves over 130 acres in the San Rafael Hills, a small mountain range east of the Verdugo Mountains and south of the San Gabriel Mountains in the city of La Cañada Flintridge. The park has many trails, including wide fire roads suitable for horses and mountain bikes and single tracks strictly for hikers. For a good overview of the area, consider... Read more.
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Tagged with · Free Trails · La Cañada Flintridge · Lookout Towers · San Rafael Hills · Dog-Friendly Trails
Distance: 2.5 miles · Elevation change: 500 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 9, 2017
Vetter Mountain hike Vetter Mountain Fire Lookout Tower Vetter Mountain Road Silver Moccasin Trail San Gabriel Mountains summit hike Angeles National Forest Vetter Mountain Lookout hike Charlton Flats Picnic Area
Vetter Mountain has got to be one of the more scenic peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains, boasting a 360-degree summit that's a total stunner. For decades, hikers marched up the mountain to see the historic fire lookout tower that stood at the summit, but in 2009, the Station Fire destroyed the tower and scorched Vetter Mountain. The area is still in recovery from the... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 12, 2017
Mount Fremount Lookout Trail Mount Rainier National Park hike Washington Sunrise Frozen Lake Sourdough Ridge trek
Mount Fremont houses the nearest fire lookout tower to Mount Rainier. On a clear day, the lookout promises some of the park's best views of Mount Rainier and the surrounding Cascade Mountains. The 6-mile round trip hike from the Sunrise Lodge and Visitor Center to Mount Fremont Lookout is exceptionally scenic and fulfilling, with 800 feet of elevation gain. Lupines in... Read more.
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Tagged with · Lookout Towers · National Parks · Summits
Distance: 6 miles · Elevation change: 800 feet
By: Published: Last updated: March 23, 2017
Mandeville Canyon to San Vicente Mountain Loop Hollyhock Fire Road Westridge Canyonback Ridge hike
Mandeville Canyon is a north-south running trench in Brentwood area of the Santa Monica Mountains. Above Mandeville Canyon is San Vicente Mountain, a 1,960-foot summit that was used at the start of the cold war as a defense site to protect Los Angeles from Soviet attacks. Mandeville Canyon is enclosed by two long finger-like ridges, Westridge and Canyonback Ridge. ... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 12, 2017
Needles Lookout Sequoia National Forest Western Divide Ranger District lookout tower hike on the Needles Mountains Giant Sequoia National Monument
For an overview of Giant Sequoia National Monument, hike the 5-mile round trip trail to Needles Lookout, where a watchtower built atop a formation of rocky spires provides an amazing view. A ranger is stationed in the lookout during the dry months to keep watch over the forest. You could spot a far-off fire from here, and the panoramic view from 8,254 feet is well worth... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 26, 2017
San Vicente Mountain Hike Los Angeles Mulholland Drive
The shortest route up San Vicente Mountain approaches the peak from the east. This 2-mile round trip hike follows an unpaved portion of Mulholland Drive and climbs just 335 feet. In the 1950s, San Vicente Mountain was used to defend Los Angeles from soviet missile attacks. Like Mount Disappointment in the San Gabriel Mountains and White Point on the Palos Verdes... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 20, 2017

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