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Montana Fire Lookout Tower Rentals

Montana Fire Lookout Tower Rentals   

Garver Mountain Lookout Rental near Troy, Montana

Garver Mountain Lookout Rental near Troy, Montana
Garver Mountain Lookout is perched on top of Garver Mountain at an elevation of 5,874 feet. The lookout is located in the Yaak area of the Kootenai National Forest, characterized by its minimal services and rugged beauty. This destination is ideal for visitors with an adventurous attitude, looking for a plethora of outdoor activities. Garver Mountain Lookout has been used as an observation point for detecting forest fires since 1929. The current lookout was built in 1963 and is available for rent for up to four people. The current lookout is 144 square feet and 40 feet tall. The lookout is equipped with two twin beds with 4 mattresses, a wood stove, table, chairs, shovel bucket and cleaning gear. Due to vandalism, however, these items are not guaranteed. The lookout is not wired for electricity and water sources are limited. There is a pit toilet located outside. 
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Werner Peak Lookout - Montana

Werner Peak Lookout - Montana
Werner Peak Lookout sits 6,960 feet atop the Whitefish Mountain Range approximately 23 miles from the city of Whitefish. The lookout features picturesque 360 degree views of the Whitefish Mountain Range, Glacier National Park and Flathead valley. The historic Ralph Thayer Memorial Trail runs adjacent to the lookout. This trail is part of a trail system that extends from Werner Peak to Diamond Peak and Red Meadow Lake. This lookout can accommodate up to 4 people. Amenities include; propane cook stove, lights, heat, refrigerator, dishes, pots & pans, utensils & cutlery, cleaning items, two single beds and two cots, blankets, games and outhouse. Visitors must supply their own water as none is available onsite. Due to steep terrain, this facility is prohibited to children under the age of 10.
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Gem Peak Lookout - Cabinet Mountain Wilderness

Gem Peak Lookout - Cabinet Mountain Wilderness
The Gem Peak Lookout is located in the Cabinet Ranger District, situated above the Clark Fork River Area at the southern end of the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness. The original Gem Peak Lookout was activated in 1921 as a "rag outfit"--a pole platform tent near a 15 foot open-platform tower. Today, the renovated structure includes a 225 square foot cabin atop a 30-foot tower with amenities such as a wood heating stove, single beds and of course, the incredible view of the Clark Fork River and the Noxon area. Full vehicle access depends on weather conditions, but typically visitors can drive straight to the lookout.
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Big Creek Baldy Lookout - Cabinet Mountains Wilderness
Big Creek Baldy Lookout is a 41 foot wooden tower that was built in 1928 and is at an elevation of 5768 feet. The original cabin that was built along with the lookout is still standing. From the lookout you will be able to view the northern portion of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, Pipe Creek drainage, Turner Mountain ski area, Lake Koocanusa, and the Yaak valley. To get to the lookout you will need to walk approximately one mile on a road that is gated year round. The lookout stands 51 feet tall and has a 225 square foot cabin, which is encircled by a catwalk. It sleeps 4 and comes furnished with 1 double bed and 1 twin bed, both with mattresses. Other amenities include propane lights, a stove, heater, shovel, fire extinguisher, cleaning supplies and cooking utensils.
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