Cahas Mountain Tower SIte
US 1718, VA 20

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1718, VA 20 (view other lookout sites in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered July 30, 2018
Nominated by Kristin Reynolds
Location Jefferson National Forest
Franklin County, Virginia
Coordinates N 37° 07.017' W 080° 00.950' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 07' 01" W 080° 00' 57"
N 37.116944° W 080.015833°
Elevation 3,945 ft (1,202 m)
Removed circa 2007-2008
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators The Nature Conservancy


The tower on Cahas Mountain was one of many towers protecting this section of southern Virginia. All of the Franklin County towers have been removed.

This tower suffered many bouts of vandalism before the forestry office in Franklin County made the decision to remove it. The site is now owned by The Nature Conservancy.


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