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Bald Butte Lookout

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The rental is in need of some repair, but is still functional. Repairs will be ongoing throughout the summer. The Forest Service will try and schedule repairs when the cabin is not occupied, but please consider this when renting Bald Butte

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service


Bald Butte Lookout is perched atop the windy summit of Bald Butte in the Fremont-Winema National Forest in south-central Oregon. It is surrounded by forested hillsides and expansive views.

The lookout was built in 1931 and served as a Forest Service fire detection site for over 50…

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Bald Butte Lookout is located in Oregon


From the Paisley District Office, travel 0.5 miles north on Highway 31 and turn left on Mill Street. Stay on Mill Street to the Y junction (turns into gravel at this point) , then turn right on Forest Road 3315. Continue on Forest Road 3315 for 21 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 28, and travel 0.5 miles to the junction with Forest Road 3411. Turn right on Forest Road 3411 and travel 2 miles to Forest Road 450 (450 is not marked, there is a sign that says Bald Butte with an arrow). Turn right on Forest Road 450; this leads to the top of Bald Butte. The last 2 miles of road on Forest Road 450 to Bald Butte Lookout are minimally passable for low clearance or highway vehicles. The road is steep, rough and may have large rocks that should be moved. Large RVs are not recommended on this road.


42.6141663 N
120.78888836 W

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