Big Knob Lookout
US 1273, KY 11
March 2018 photo

March 2018 photo - courtesy of Robert Wittenback

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1273, KY 11 (view other lookouts in United States, Kentucky)
Date Registered April 3, 2018
Nominated by Robert Wittenback
Location Pulaski County, Kentucky
Coordinates N 37° 08.410' W 084° 32.062' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 08' 25" W 084° 32' 04"
N 37.140165° W 084.534358°
Elevation 1,414 ft (431 m)
Built 1930s
Administered by Unknown


This tower was built in the 1930s and is believed to have been previously operated by the Kentucky Division of Forestry. As of 2018, the tower is abandoned but still in generally good condition, with some broken glass and minor rust. It is located adjacent to modern communications towers owned by the American Tower Corporation.


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