Carver Fire Tower
US 733, MA 44

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 733, MA 44 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered May 19, 2008
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Bare Hill
Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 41° 51.467' W 070° 41.484' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 51' 28" W 070° 41' 29"
N 41.857783° W 070.691400°
Elevation 136 ft (41 m)
Built 1988
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 2

Description

The tallest and largest lookout in Massachusetts, the 80’ tubular steel Carver Fire Tower has a unique slant window cab without a door to the catwalk! Built in 1988, it is the third to overlook this section of the Miles Standish State Forest.

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Visit Reports

March 24, 2014: Ed Post

Condition

Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? Yes
Condition of wood OK? No Response
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Comments: The backup solar panels mounted to the tower have been damaged and have holes in several places.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No

Staffing

Staffed? No
The tower has not been staffed in several years.

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

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