Walker Top Lookout
US 728, NC 22

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 728, NC 22 (view other lookouts in United States, North Carolina)
Date Registered April 2, 2008
Nominated by Peter J. Barr
Location Private Tract
Burke County, North Carolina
Coordinates N 35° 38.570' W 081° 43.175' (view using Google Maps)
N 35° 38' 34" W 081° 43' 11"
N 35.642830° W 081.719590°
Elevation 2,940 ft (896 m)
Built 1951
Administered by Kenneth Suttles
Cooperators Kenneth Suttles and South Mountains State Park


Walker Top Lookout is a 100’ Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ cab built by the NC Forest Service near Carthage in 1951. In 1990 it was moved to its present site.

The tower is located on a private tract inside South Mountains State Park.


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