Camping in Flag Point Lookout – Wasco County, Oregon

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Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Flag Point Lookout is a popular Oregon State Camping spot suitable for activities such as picnicking, hiking and much more. Flag Point Lookout is located in Pendleton, OR region close to Wamic OR in Wasco County, Oregon. Flag Point Lookout has the GPS coordinates: 45.32306, -121.47222. In addition to Flag Point Lookout’s amazing beauty and natural history, Flag Point Lookout is an ideal getaway for families who enjoy the great outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Flag Point Lookout sits atop a 60 foot tower and is surrounded by a wooden catwalk. The 14 x 14 foot room is furnished with a small, single bed, a wood stove for heating, and a table and chair. It is equipped with a propane cook stove and a solar lighting system. An outhouse is located near by, as well as a shed stocked with firewood. A rope and pulley system is available to transport gear, as well as firewood, up and down the tower with ease.

 

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Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Before visiting Flag Point Lookout you should contact the local agency for more information. The Direction to Flag Point Lookout and weather information can be found by clicking on the Driving Direction link and Weather link in the article. Visitors who have visited Flag Point Lookout are encouraged to post reviews of the Flag Point Lookout and images they want to share with others.

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Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

 

Things To Do:

  • Camping
  • Bird Watching
  • Horse riding
  • Hunting
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Sightseeing
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking

 

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Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Amenities:

  • Picnic Area
  • Horse Trail
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Special Notes:
Entry to the lookout is by combination lock. Please call the Barlow Ranger District Office at 541-467-2291 for the combination 4 days prior to your reservation. Our office hours are 7:45am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. The cabin can be reserved up to 180 days in advance and is open from Jan 1-May 31 & Nov 1-Dec 31. The time frame for skiing into Flag Point Lookout is approximately 8 hours. This is NOT a trip for novice skiers. Winter access is moderate to difficult, depending on snow conditions. Forest Service Roads (FSR) 44 and 4430 are closed December 15th through March 15th, from the junction of FSR 44/4430 to Highway 35. During this time, visitors should park at Billy Bob Sno-Park. A Northwest Forest Pass is required for this Sno-Park. This closure allows no motorized traffic over 48″ wide without a permit (CFR-MH 197-02-91). This is a shared winter recreation area. Visitors should expect snowmobilers and other winter sports enthusiasts in the area. There is no potable water at this site. Visitors must bring plenty of water for drinking, cooking and washing. Please bring your own garbage bags and clean the facility before you leave. This is a “Pack it in, Pack it out” site. Please bring sleeping bags/bedding, as well as a flashlight or lantern for emergencies, first aid kit, washcloths and towels, and dish soap. All Forest Service Cabin Rentals are No Smoking facilities. Please contact the Ranger District prior to arriving at the cabin/lookout rental to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire closures, road, weather or storms, etc, that may affect the quality of your visit.

 

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Flag Point Lookout - Wasco County

Phone number information:
(541)467-2291
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
45.32306, -121.47222

How to get Flag Point Lookout:
Flag Point Lookout, Wasco County, Oregon. Head west out of Dufur on Valley Road about 18 miles to the junction of FSR 44 and 4430 at Billy Bob Sno-Park (the road may be plowed to the Sno-Park). Follow FSR 44 to the junction of FSR 4420 road, turn left and follow to 2730. Follow FSR 2730 to spur road 200 and follow this to the end. This is about an eleven (11) mile route one way, and is marked with orange and blue diamond shaped blazers. There is a second route into Flag Point. This route takes you through Friend and puts you on FSR 2730, which leads to the 2730-200 spur. If you are at the Forest Boundary on the 2730, it would be about 10 miles or less to the lookout. This route is not plowed, signed or patrolled.

Click Here for Driving Direction to Flag Point Lookout.
Click Here for Flag Point Lookout Weather Forecast.

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