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10 Fire Lookouts on the PNT That Will Have You Seeing Stars

We've compiled a list of the 10 best lookouts of the Pacific Northwest Trail. With opportunities for day hikes and overnight stays, you've got to go!
The Milky Way rises over Park Butte Lookout.  Photo by Andy Porter.  At their peak, as many as 8,000 lookout towers are thought to have been in use nation wide.  By the 1960…