Built atop a sharp peak, this 20-foot lookout tower comes with a full 360-degree view. From here, you get fabulous views of Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen, and a bird's eye view of the McCloud Arm of Shasta...[more]
Hirz Mountain Lookout
From Redding, take Interstate 5 north approx. 20 miles to Gilman Road, exit 698. Turn right (east), and follow Gilman Road approximately five (5) miles to road 35N04. Turn left on to road 35N04.
Drive 5 miles at low speed on road 35N04, a limited sight distance single lane dirt road. Road 35N04 is a high clearance mountainous road recommended for 4-wheel drive vehicles. Due to rocky, slippery, steep terrain, the last 1/4 mile section of road access to the lookout is for foot traffic only.
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