Cornwall Lookout
CAN 10, BC 3

Photo courtesy of Barbara Roden, Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers CAN 10, BC 3 (view other lookouts in Canada, British Columbia)
Date Registered March 24, 2020
Nominated by Jake Lockwood
Location Cornwall Hills Provincial Park
Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia
Coordinates N 50° 41.768' W 121° 27.402' (view using Google Maps)
N 50° 41' 46" W 121° 27' 24"
N 50.696141° W 121.456702°
Elevation 6,668 ft (2,032 m)
Administered by BC Parks
Cooperators BC 4x4 Club and BC Fire Lookout Club


Built in the late 1950s, Cornwall Lookout was regularly staffed until the early 1990s and used on occasion until 2003. In 2015, BC Parks proposed demolishing the tower but a subsequent partnership with two organizations has led to its preservation.


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Visit Reports

September 4, 2016: Jake Lockwood


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? Yes
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? Yes