Up Up 40-foot Lookout Tower

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Up Up 40-foot Lookout Tower

De Borgia Missoula Area

General info

  This lookout is a 40-foot wooden tower perched on a beautiful rock pinnacle. A hiking trail is available for those that wish to explore the Eagle Peak roadless area. The lookout is a fantastic vista for views of the St. Regis River drainage and the high alpine country. Accommodations include propane lights and a wall-mounted heater. There are no cooking facilities or refrigeration. At the base of the tower is a fire pit with grill. A twin bed with mattress and cover is available. Two more people may occupy tower and bring sleeping bags or camp at ground level. You can drive directly to the tower. No drinking water available, vault toilet.  $30/night fee.

Directions: Up-Up 40' Lookout Tower is located 80 miles west of Missoula on I-90 Ward Creek Exit 26. Exit 26 is only accessable from I-90 eastbound. If traveling west bound go to the Drexel exit 25 and return eastbound. Travel on road 889 for 3.2 miles, turn right on road 3816 and travel 14 miles to Up Up Lookout.

 Courtesy of USDA Forest Service

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