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West Linn, Oregon
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118 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Here's is an updated review of this facility. The place now has two twin beds, two office type chairs one table, stove, oven, heating stove, pots and pans, (I suggest you bring your own) it has tp, cleaning products, (I suggest a pee bucket for in the night), views that are simply wonderful, screened windows, nothing on top of that... More 

1 Thank frack77
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

If you are looking for a unique, rustic experience look no further. 3 girlfriends rented the look out for a weekend and we had a wonderful time. The views are spectacular. I especially liked waking up in the morning and seeing the fog hanging over the land below and watching the sun rise over it all.

1 Thank NellieSue307
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48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I came here in October of 2009, a couple of weeks off a devastating breakup of a longterm relationship, so I wanted to be alone. Really REALLY alone. I booked 4 nights midweek last minute for $35/night. I wanted a really high lookout, like 60 feet because I thought that would be so cool! However, this tower, 21 feet off... More 

3 Thank native210
Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

It's a long trip up dirt roads to get here, but once you do it's like you're the only person in the world. The tower is at the tippy-top of a mountain so you have spectacular views in all directions. However, there is nowhere to walk or hike except down the road you came up. Note that (relatively) nearby Powers... More 

1 Thank Gina K
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2011

We stayed at the Bald Knob Lookout August 4th and 5th of 2011. It was a long drive from our home in Sumner, Washington and felt even longer when we encountered the last leg of our trip, a gravel USFS road to the lookout that was strewn with the remnants of trees from logging. For some reason, I thought the... More 

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Address: 42861 Highway 242, Powers, OR 97466-9700
Region: United States > Oregon > Powers
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“Remember the higher you are, the more you move and the farther the bathroom. You can never have enough really really powerful flashlights, and extra toilet paper. Make sure you turn the padlock hasp upwards and close the trapdoor and gates behind you!”
  • inside of Bald Knob lookout
  • 3 days of this view: rain and clouds from the SE corner
  • Southern view from the western walkway
  • a 5-minute view window!
 of 5 bubbles native210, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The tower has two twin beds. Bring a camping mattress if you want something bigger or more sleeping room.”
  • Looking South
  • We brought our own cookware
  • Sunset
  • Looking Southwest
  • Looking Southeast
 of 5 bubbles 533ginak, 25 Feb 2014 | Read review
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