Strawberry Peak Fire Lookout

Los Angeles to Barstow

Near Twin Peaks, this tower was was built in 1934 and named for a local strawberry farm. To get there, take Hwy 18 to Rim Forest, turn north on Bear Springs Rd and follow the signs.

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