Bear Basin Butte Fire Lookout and Pierson Cabin – Smith River NRA, Six Rivers National Forest

Bear Basin Butte Fire Lookout and Pierson Cabin – Smith River NRA, Six Rivers National Forest

Experience life at the top of Bear Basin Butte, a remote spot in the wilderness of The Six Rivers National Forest, by staying in a historic fire lookout and a primitive 1930’s style cabin. The cabin has a wood-burning stove, no electricity, no indoor plumbing and no well. The Lookout and Pierson Cabin are rented as a pair and may be reserved for one to four nights between July 1st and September 30th.

The cabin is available off season for walk in guests, no guarantee of vehicle access to the site due to possible snow. Call Smith River NRA office for more information.

Number of Persons Shelter Will Accommodate: 12
Structure Access

Lower Cabin and restroom are ADA compatible.
Shelter Warming Source

Wood Burning Stove
What to Bring

The location is primitive, bring essential camping gear. See PDF document -nco2B46E5781E6F1E439.pdf under DOC tab.

Nightly Rate or Fee (if any): The rental rate is $75.00 per night for 1 to 8 persons; $5.00 for each additional person. The occupancy maximum is 12 persons.

Direct Link to Reservation Site: You can request a reservation by visiting the National Recreation Reservation Service website (www.recreation.gov).

For More Information, Contact:

Smith River National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 228, Gasquet, CA 95531
707-457-3131

Bear Basin Butte Fire Lookout and Pierson Cabin - Smith River NRA, Six Rivers National Forest

Crescent City, CA, USA