Poison Springs Fire Tower
US 176, AR 1

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 176, AR 1 (view other lookouts in United States, Arkansas)
Date Registered July 16, 1996
Nominated by Arkansas Forestry Commission
Location Poison Springs State Forest
Ouachita County, Arkansas
Coordinates N 33° 39.035' W 093° 01.495' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 39' 02" W 093° 01' 30"
N 33.650580° W 093.024911°
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
Administered by Arkansas Forestry Commission
Cooperators Arkansas Forestry Commission


Constructed by the CCC in 1938, the Poison Springs Fire Tower served Poison Springs State Forest and surrounding counties until 1985. The 100, steel Aermotor tower with 7’ x 7’ cab is now used by the Arkansas Forestry Commission as a radio relay site.


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