Buck Hill Lookout
US 980, MI 4

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 980, MI 4 (view other lookouts in United States, Michigan)
Date Registered December 12, 2013
Nominated by Andy Evans
Location Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Alger County, Michigan
Coordinates N 46° 31.214' W 086° 21.793' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 31' 13" W 086° 21' 48"
N 46.520235° W 086.363220°
Elevation 1,026 ft (313 m)
Administered by State of Michigan
Cooperators Painted Rocks National Lakeshore


This 100-foot tower overlooks the Beaver Basin area. While the floor of the cabin has failed, the steel is in good shape. The tower currently hosts a repeater for the Michigan State Police radio network.

David O. Evans worked at this fire tower during the mid-1950s.


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