Buchanan Lookout

Total Miles
7.0

Elevation

1,907.18 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This trail starts along a gravel road, navigating switchbacks and rocky sections as you go up to the Buchanan Fire Lookout Tower. The tower awaits atop the summit, offering breathtaking views of the valley below. Be cautious of other users on the road as some sections are narrow, also fallen trees and rocks are few in some sections.

Photos of Buchanan Lookout

Buchanan Lookout
Buchanan Lookout

Difficulty

This trail has narrow sections, and rocky sections with lots of wildlife in the area (Bears).

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Kevin F
Jun 25, 2024
2022 Ford Bronco
Open
Normal
A bit of snow at the top on June 25th. Took us 1h15m each way taking it nice and slow. Up to 10 to 13 degree inclines at some spots.

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