Winamac Fire Tower
US 975, IN 7

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 975, IN 7 (view other lookouts in United States, Indiana)
Date Registered September 1, 2013
Nominated by Ben Funderburg
Location Pulaski County, Indiana
Coordinates N 41° 06.799' W 086° 35.545' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 06' 48" W 086° 35' 33"
N 41.113309° W 086.592414°
Elevation 756 ft (230 m)
Built 1937
Administered by Indiana Department of Natural Resources


Constructed by the Works Progress Administration in 1937 within Indiana's Tippecanoe River State Park, Winamac Fire Tower is a 90' Aermotor with a 7'x7' cab. Reached by a quarter-mile trail, it is open for visitors to climb.


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Visit Reports

June 20, 2019: Ben Funderburg


Needs paint? No
Shutters OK? Not Applicable
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? No
Good condition? Yes
Comments: Stairs are wooden but in good condition. Cab has been painted fairly recently and is relatively clean of graffiti inside. All of the glass inside is knocked out but tower is in overall good condition.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? Yes
Comments? Park Ranger directed us to the tower; about a 0.25 mile hike from the parking area.


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? Unsure
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? Unsure