What Should I Know?
Amenities: Furnished cabin and lookout, picnic area, wood stove, firewood, and vault toilet. No water or power. Pets are not allowed inside the cabin or lookout.
Fees: $75 per night for one to eight persons; $5 per night for each additional person (max. 12 people).
Reservations: Required through www.recreation.gov, 1-877-444-6777 for July, August and September. May be reserved for one to four nights.
Think safety: Be prepared for wind, sun, lightening, weather extremes, bugs, bears, and narrow, gravel access roads.
Accessibility: The 250-foot path to the lookout is steep and unpaved; the lookout is accessed by 13 stair steps.
Nearby camping: Developed Forest Service camping is provided along U.S. Route 199 at Panther Flat, Patrick Creek, and Grassy Flat (fees apply and reservations may be made through www.recreation.gov)