Chunklick Lookout
US 1015, KY 9
2014 Photo by Robert Wittenback

2014 Photo by Robert Wittenback

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1015, KY 9 (view other lookouts in United States, Kentucky)
Date Registered September 2, 2014
Nominated by Robert Wittenback
Location Harlan County, Kentucky
Coordinates N 36° 44.067' W 083° 23.005' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 44' 04" W 083° 23' 00"
N 36.734449° W 083.383420°
Elevation 3,419 ft (1,042 m)


As of August 2014, this tower is still standing but is in poor shape. It is heavily rusted, with most of the wooden stairs and cab floor gone.


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Visit Reports

August 6, 2014: Robert Wittenback


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? No Response
Stairs OK? No Response
Glass intact? No Response
Good condition? No Response
Comments: Rusty. Most of the wooden steps and cabin floor are gone.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? Yes
Other enroachments? Logging and surface mining in the immediate area.

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response