The Most Isolated House On Earth: This Fire Lookout In Washington Has Breathtaking Views And Incredible Privacy.

A fire lookout in Washington with a majestic view.

If you’re looking for a little peace and quiet, why not try the isolated fire lookout on Desolation Peak? This house in Washington’s North Cascades is just a 9.4 mile hike! According to the Washington Trails Association, this landmark not only offers an incredible view, but it’s also historically significant. Literature lovers should especially appreciate that author Jack Kerouac found a great deal of inspiration in this remote place.


While visitors are no longer allowed inside the fire lookout, hikers are encouraged to admire the view from outside. Travel photographer Jake Guzman managed to capture a gorgeous video of the intriguing location. His footage showcases the breathtaking mountain range as seen from the comparatively small building. On social media, he referred to the structure as “the most isolated house on earth.”

A fire lookout in Washington with a majestic view.
Screengrab from Instagram

“Sitting at 6,859 ft is one of the most remote fire lookouts in Washington State,” the photographer added in his Instagram caption about the most isolated house on earth.

Commenters were stunned by the beautiful view from the fire lookout at Desolation Peak, and some were even struck by travel inspiration.

“Definitely a bucket list trip!!” wrote one user.

Watch the video below to see this spectacular location!

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