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Black Mountain Lookout is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.3 mi Elevation gain 318 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Forest

Views

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Note: Users have reported that the lookout tower is currently closed due to COVID-19.

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Reviews (9)
Photos (32)
Recordings (18)
Completed (56)
Lois Vargo Bondurich
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Hiking

No signs to indicate trail

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Chelsea Clyde-Brockway
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Hiking
First to Review

Road path up to a great lookout. However the tower is closed due to coronavirus. But we were able to hang out at the base of the tower and it’s still a great view.

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Albert Dimas Jr
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Chad T
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Hiking
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Bella A.
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Hiking
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Lorenzo Valdevit
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Mountain biking
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Jack K.
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Hiking
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Andrew Dewlaney
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Hiking
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Bobby Lee
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Hiking
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