Lake Pierce (Hatchinea-Catfish Creek) Fire Tower
US 1074, FL 14
Bob Spear photo

Bob Spear photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1074, FL 14 (view other lookouts in United States, Florida)
Date Registered July 24, 2016
Nominated by Robert Spear
Location Polk County, Florida
Coordinates N 27° 58.668' W 081° 29.739' (view using Google Maps)
N 27° 58' 40" W 081° 29' 44"
N 27.977807° W 081.495646°
Elevation 103 ft (31 m)
Built 1939
Administered by Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services


This 100' Aermotor LS-40 tower was built in 1939 by the Florida Division of Forestry. It features 15 landings and may still be operated as fire danger requires. The area surrounding the tower had a prescribed burn in in the winter of 2008-2009.


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