Photo courtesy of Andrew Zerbe
|Registry Numbers||US 1159, AL 71 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)|
|Date Registered||November 27, 2016|
|Nominated by||Andrew Zerb|
Bankhead National Forest
Winston County, Alabama
N 34° 03.936' W 087° 20.130' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 03' 56" W 087° 20' 08"
N 34.065600° W 087.335500°
|Elevation||840 ft (256 m)|
|Administered by||U.S. Forest Service|
Black Pond Lookout Tower was built by CCC workers between 1936 and 1938. It is a 100' steel tower with 7'x7' cab. All wood in the tower has been replaced in recent years. The tower is fenced off.
The access road to the tower crosses private property. Please ask the nearby landowner for permission.