Spruce Mountain Fire Lookout

Area Status: Open
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Laramie Ranger District rental

Recently a working fire lookout tower. Viewpoints include the Medicine Bow Peak, Rob Roy Reservoir, Jelm Mountain, and the southern end of the Snowy Range.  This area is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Go to www.recreation.gov to check availability and to reserve the site
Operational Hours: Overnight Rental - call Recreation.gov at: 1-877-441-6777
Fees $40/Night for the lookout
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Albany, WY; Laramie, WY
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet,
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take Hwy 130 west of Laramie to Hwy 11 and Albany, WY. The tower is located seven miles west of Albany, Wyoming on Forest Road #500, a well-graveled road accessible by two-wheel-drive vehicles. Hiking and scenic driving opportunities abound nearby.

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