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Mt. Baldy-Buckhorn Ridge Lookout

Listing Type: National Forest Cabin
City: Troy Montana
Phone: 295-4693
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Description: This is lookout contains 144 square feet and is located on a 40-foot tower. From the top the visitor will view the southern portion of the Northwest Peak Scenic Area, Yaak valley, Canadian Rockies, and the Tobacco valley to the east. Four person capacity; cost $25.00.

This lookout has been used as an observation point for spotting forest fires since 1910. It is equipped with a propane stove and heater, refrigerator, one bunk with a mattress, table and 2 chairs, shovel, bucket, and cleaning gear. Due to vandalism, however, these items are not guaranteed. The lookout is not wired for electricity and has an outdoor toilet.

Water sources are limited in the area and there is no water at the lookout. We recommend taking your own drinking water as all open water is considered contaminated.

Wildlife viewing opportunities are plentiful and the viewing esthetics are extraordinary.

Due to tower height, we discourage bringing children.

Directions: From Troy, travel US Highway 2 west for 9.5 miles to the junction with State Highway 508. Turn here and follow for 18 miles to Meadow Creek Road 524. Turn and travel for 1 mile to the junction with Road 745. Turn again and follow for 4 miles to Road 591. Travel this road for approximately 2 miles to Baldy Mountain Lookout Road 5954, which will lead to the lookout. - The Montana Cabin Directory
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