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Black Mountain Fire Lookout

Forest Service Road 4S01, San Bernardino National Forest, Idyllwild Ranger District, San Bernardino, CA
+1 909-382-2796
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Great hike and view!

My 17 month old son hiked almost all the way to the top! His first peak :) I've visited lots of... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2013
Tarol
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Pendleton, Oregon
Worth the drive to the Lookout.

A modern up graded Fire Lookout. good parking Although its on dirt. Not far from Boulder Basin... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2012
beargain
,
Lucerne Valley, California
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7 Aug 2013
“Great hike and view!”
27 Dec 2012
“Worth the drive to the Lookout.”
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Forest Service Road 4S01, San Bernardino National Forest, Idyllwild Ranger District, San Bernardino, CA
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+1 909-382-2796
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

My 17 month old son hiked almost all the way to the top! His first peak :) I've visited lots of fire lookouts and this was one of the nicest ones. Great hosts at the tower - George and Charlotte - were very gracious with...More

2  Thank Tarol
Reviewed 28 December 2012

A modern up graded Fire Lookout. good parking Although its on dirt. Not far from Boulder Basin campground. Camped there several times .

1  Thank beargain
Reviewed 19 July 2008

Looking for an adventure near Idyllwild? Visit the Black Mountain Fire Lookout. The drive up a narrow forest service road is spectacular. So is the view from the tower at nearly 8,000 feet. Despite what the San Bernardino National Forest Association says on their website...More

12  Thank La-Mesa-Mike
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