Morton Peak Fire Lookout, CA

US Forest Service

Morton Peak Fire Lookout

Located above State Highway 38 near Mountain Home Village, this fire lookout affords tremendous views of the surrounding mountains and canyons.  When it is staffed, visitors may be able to drive ...[more]



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From Redlands/Mentone, take Hwy 38 toward Forest Falls - Big Bear. Approximately 1.5 miles past the Mill Creek Ranger Station and across from the Vista Point parking area, turn left and drive up Forest Service Road 1N12. This is a narrow dirt road and high clearance vehicles are recommended.  Four-wheel drive vehicles may also be required after rain/snow.  Drive on 1N12 approximately 1.5 miles to the gate (on left). Morton is located about another 1.5 miles past the gate on Forest Service Road 1S13 on the top of the peak. 

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