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Attraction in Buffalo & Kaycee WY

Perched atop a forested mountain, the historic Sheep Mountain fire lookout offers a unique recreation experience – one of few fire lookouts in the region available for overnight rental. Constructed in 1950 atop Sheep Mountain at an elevation of 9,600 feet, the lookout was historically occupied as a fire lookout until the early 1970s.

There is no potable water at the cabin; renters must bring their own water. There is no housekeeper, so all renters are to clean the cabin before they leave. Green cleaning supplies are located in the kitchen. There is no indoor plumbing; there is an outhouse near the lookout. There is no electricity provided.

The lookout sleeps up to two people. The lookout is available June through October; however, rentals are limited to 14 consecutive days. This area is a popular destination point, so complete privacy should not be expected.

From Buffalo, take Highway 16 west approximately 28 miles. Turn right on to Forest System Road (FSR) 28. The lookout is at the end of the road. This facility is accessed via a single lane gravel road passable by most vehicles during dry summer days.

1455 US-16

Buffalo WY, 82834