Wellfleet Fire Tower
US 629, MA 40

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 629, MA 40 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Town of Wellfleet
Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 41° 55.033' W 070° 00.067' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 55' 02" W 070° 00' 04"
N 41.917220° W 070.001110°
Elevation 11 ft (3 m)
Built 1960
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 1


The first iron 68’ Wellfleet Fire Tower was the eighth and last of the original towers to be built for the protection of Cape Cod. It was replaced by the present 70’ steel tower with 10’x10’ wooden cab in 1960.


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