Pequot Fire Tower
US 61, MN 2

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 61, MN 2 (view other lookouts in United States, Minnesota)
Date Registered June 2, 1993
Nominated by Curt Cogan, MN DNR District Forester
Location Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Coordinates N 46° 36.312' W 094° 17.704' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 36' 19" W 094° 17' 42"
N 46.605200° W 094.295065°
Elevation 1,334 ft (407 m)
Administered by Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Cooperators Minnesota Division of Forestry


Minnesota’s second listing, Pequot Lookout Tower, was built by the CCC and MN-DNR Division of Forestry crews in 1934. At 100’ with a 7x7 cab, it is still valued as a detection site in the popular wooded lakes region of central Minnesota.

The tower is still manned during wildfire season.


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