|Registry Numbers||US 524, MS 4 (view other lookouts in United States, Mississippi)|
|Date Registered||July 24, 2003|
|Nominated by||Judith Henry, District Ranger, De Soto RD|
De Soto National Forest
Perry County, Mississippi
N 31° 05.110' W 089° 03.185' (view using Google Maps)
N 31° 05' 07" W 089° 03' 11"
N 31.085170° W 089.053080°
|Elevation||295 ft (90 m)|
|Administered by||U.S. Forest Service|
|Cooperators||De Soto Ranger District|
The Paret Fire Tower is a 100’ Aermotor steel tower with metal 7’x7’ cab built in 1934 by a CCC unit with enrollees from New Jersey. Located on the former Black Warrior Ranger District of the DeSoto National Forest, it views a 16,000-acre National Forest tract used as a firing range by the National Guard. It is one of the few remaining of about 50 state and federal fire towers in southern Mississippi.