Hiking Trails - Perry Van Houten

Torched tower provides peak view of valley

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Ojai Valley News photo by Perry Van Houten
The view from Nordhoff Lookout, looking west.

The old fire lookout tower that once stood guard over the Ojai Valley is accessible from three distinct trailheads — Pratt, Gridley and Howard Creek.
No matter which route you take, the last mile to Nordhoff Peak will test your determination.

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