Great Hill Fire Tower
US 693, NH 21

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 693, NH 21 (view other lookouts in United States, New Hampshire)
Date Registered May 10, 2007
Nominated by Chris Clyne
Location Hemenway State Forest
Carroll County, New Hampshire
Coordinates N 43° 51.600' W 071° 15.600' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 51' 36" W 071° 15' 36"
N 43.860000° W 071.260000°
Elevation 525 ft (160 m)
Built 1935
Administered by Town of Tamworth, NH
Cooperators Tamworth Conservation Commission; Volunteer Fire Dept.; Boy Scouts of America


Constructed by the CCC in 1934 on the Hemenway State Forest, the Great Hill Fire Tower was staffed by NH Forestry until 1974. In 1977 the tower was transferred to the Town of Tamworth with the provision it continue to be available for fire detection when needed.


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