Rabun Bald Fire Tower
US 1409, GA 27

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1409, GA 27 (view other lookouts in United States, Georgia)
Date Registered March 24, 2020
Nominated by Kim Easterling Ramos
Location Chattahoochee National Forest
Rabun County, Georgia
Coordinates N 34° 57.926' W 083° 17.981' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 57' 56" W 083° 17' 59"
N 34.965437° W 083.299688°
Elevation 4,698 ft (1,432 m)
Built 1930s
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Rabun Bald Fire Tower was originally constructed in the 1930s by Nick Nicholson, Georgia's first forest ranger. According to Native American legend, the site is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people.



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