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California Trails

Sleep in One of These NorCal Fire Lookouts

Bookings for some of these 8 elevated perches open up in December.

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For an elevated alternative to camping, try sleeping in one of these unique fire lookouts in Northern California, all of which can be reserved online at recreation.gov. Options include towers near Mount Shasta, Sequoia National Forest, and the Oregon border.