USDA Forest Service
Deschutes National Forest
Green Ridge Lookout is perched on a ridge more than 2,000 feet above the Metolius River. It offers guests a unique lodging experience in Deschutes National Forest. The lookout, a 20-foot tall fire lookout with unmatched views of Mt. Jefferson and the Metolius River basin, was built in the 1960s.…
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Everyone local loves Going to Green Ridge! Far from.civilization. and it isn't one specific destination! As it says Greed Ridge. It's a huge area of green!! Popular for wood cutting and hunting. We like to camp there there are some amazing views there! And trails that could get you lost for.days!…
Green Ridge Lookout Tower is located in Oregon
Entry to the lookout is by combination lock. Please call the Sisters Ranger District at (541) 549-7700 one week in advance to get the gate combination. From Sisters, travel 5.5 miles west on U.S. Highway 20 to Forest Road 11 at Indian Ford Campground. Turn right on Forest Road 11 and travel approximately 10 miles to the end of pavement at the junction with Forest Road 1150. Take the left fork of Forest Road 1150, to the junction with Forest Road 1154. Turn left on Forest Road 1154 and continue to Forest Road 1140. Turn left on Forest Road 1140 and continue a short distance to spur road 600. Take a very sharp right on spur road 600, and travel approximately 0.5 miles on the spur road to the parking area for Green Ridge Lookout. Early and late season travel may require high clearance four-wheel drive vehicles. If snow blocks access to the facility during the early season, opening may be delayed. In the event of a delayed opening, reservations will be canceled and money refunded. Please contact the Ranger District at (541) 549-7700 prior to arriving at the cabin to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire or road closures, weather or storms that may affect the quality of your visit.