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WA State Fire Lookouts

I’ve long been fascinated by the history of Washington State fire lookouts. Most were built by the Conservation Construction Corps in the 1930s and Washington State once had roughly 750 lookouts. As of 2017, only 93 remain. I challenged myself to visit them all, so you can find trip reports and photos here.
Trip Reports

Okanogan County in Washington State has incredible history and the highest concentration of remaining Washington State Lookouts, which makes it a spectacular destination for geeks like me! Here’s a trip report from a recent October larches and lookouts road trip.

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Trip Reports

I ventured to Okanogan County last week to make a serious dent in my fire lookout list as well as enjoy beautiful fall colors. During the first 3 days I checked off 3 new lookouts and 2 old ones, including a special visit to my favorite one.

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Trip Reports

I think next time I’ll visit Lookout Mountain in the summer and save myself the thrill of icy narrow roads! But I made it and the views were worth every second.

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Trip Reports

Armed with a Green Trails map and absolutely no idea what kind of roads I’d encounter I decided to take advantage of low snow conditions and trek up to the Buck Mountain Lookout near Loup Loup pass.

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