Church Creek Forestry Tower
US 696, MD 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 696, MD 3 (view other lookouts in United States, Maryland)
Date Registered June 17, 2007
Nominated by Steven W. Koehn, State Forester, Maryland DNR Forest Service
Location Dorchester County, Maryland
Coordinates N 38° 37.397' W 076° 08.081' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 37' 24" W 076° 08' 05"
N 38.623280° W 076.134680°
Elevation 4 ft (1 m)
Built 1932
Administered by Maryland DNR Forest Service
Cooperators Maryland DNR Forest Service


The 100’ Church Creek Forestry Tower is a 120’ Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab with a rooftop catwalk. It was constructed by the Maryland Forest Service in 1932. Located at the Church Creek Forestry station, it is used in emergencies. As of 2017, the state plans to reduce the tower to 40-feet in height and renovate it as part of an educational display.


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Photo courtesy of Maryland Department of Natural Resources