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Beautiful! Sky as far as the eye can see!

My wife and I love it here. Worth any difficulties due to ruggedness of nature! It is beautiful the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
harrison w
fun unique experiance

A scenic dirt road drive is required to get here, however, it is worth the drive. This lookout is... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Ray H
Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

My wife and I love it here. Worth any difficulties due to ruggedness of nature! It is beautiful the way to the tower and when enjoying the view from the tower; a wonderful place to visit.

Thank harrison w
Reviewed 26 June 2018

A scenic dirt road drive is required to get here, however, it is worth the drive. This lookout is not longer in service but is manned by volunteers during the summer months for tours. We have taken different friends and relatives there several times and...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

You can only get to the fire tower sometime after the 4th of July, when the road opens, and up until the road is closed due to weather. You are allowed to climb the stairway to the top while the volunteers are there so you...More

Thank EnglewoodRick
Reviewed 6 February 2018

great place in the middle of the forest for a day trip and the guy whom was living there for the summer was having lots of fun explaining everything. I can see my cabin from here!

Thank HCYECJake
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We visit this tower about once a year. I went when I was a child in the 60's when it was an active lookout tower. Took our kids when they were young and take visiting friends when they come to see the Colorado mountains. Sometimes...More

Thank StoneCreek
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a rare opportunity to get a rangers view of a historical fire tower. Deadman Lookout Station is just a couple of (easier) miles off the pass road. There are few of these cool outdated towers still in existence allowing you to personally understand...More

Thank likeparty
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Visiting the Deadman Lookout Fire Tower is a great day trip while traveling in the Rocky Mtns in Northern Colorado. Make sure your vehicle has SUV clearances, as the road can be rough getting there. Don't be in a hurry. Make sure you have accurate...More

Thank William Z
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place to visit while in the Roosevelt Forest. You can climb the ladder to get a great view of the area. Kind of scary if you are afraid of hikes...

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It is a long, bumpy drive to the fire tower, but worth it. It is generally open only on weekends during the summer months. But the view from the base is amazing, and if you climb the tower when it is open the multi-state view...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Drove out to Deadman Lookout. It was too tall for me to climb (I don't care for heights). My husband went to the top and loved it. You can see for miles. There are several paths that you can wander and just enjoy the scenery....More

Thank Sherry F
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Response from William Z | Reviewed this property |
I have worked the 'Tower' for 4 seasons now. It is open everyday during the summer, weather permitting. The goal is to open no later than July 1 and attempt to stay open to mid-September. The Tower is staffed by... More