Talk about rustic: The feds are renting out these fire lookout towers

For decades, the U.S Forest Service has been making a tidy sum renting rooms to adventurous vacationers in the most rustic of settings – in out-of-commission fire lookout towers and guard-stations. Take a look at some of the rental properties.


    Girard Ridge Lookout

    Aug. 12, 2014 photo of Girard Ridge Lookout, Calif.

    Hirz Mountain Lookout

    July 20, 2013 photo of Hirz Mountain Lookout, Calif.

    Hirz Moutain Lookout view

    Sept. 23, 2013 photo of Hirz Mountain Lookout, Calif.

    Oak Flat Lookout

    June 23, 2014 photo of Oak Flat Lookout, Calif.

    Shorty Peak Lookout

    Sept. 16, 2014 photo of Shorty Peak Lookout, Idaho.
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