Bald Mountain Tower Site (Craig County)
US 1724, VA 26

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1724, VA 26 (view other lookout sites in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered July 30, 2018
Nominated by Kristin Reynolds
Location Jefferson National Forest
Craig County, Virginia
Coordinates N 37° 36.883' W 080° 02.233' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 36' 53" W 080° 02' 14"
N 37.614722° W 080.037222°
Elevation 3,551 ft (1,082 m)
Built 1955
Removed circa 2000-2002
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


One of two towers built in Craig County in 1955, Bald Mountain overlooked New Castle to the south. Bald Mountain runs parallel to Potts Mountain, the other mountain that was home to a tower in this county.


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