Ramapo Lookout
US 45, NJ 2

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 45, NJ 2 (view other lookouts in United States, New Jersey)
Date Registered July 2, 1992
Nominated by Bob Spear, NJ Rep., FFLA
Location Ramapo Mountain State Forest
Passaic County, New Jersey
Coordinates N 41° 03.521' W 074° 15.330' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 03' 31" W 074° 15' 20"
N 41.058683° W 074.255500°
Elevation 1,011 ft (308 m)
Administered by NJ Forest Fire Service
Cooperators NJ Forest Fire Service; NJ Chapter, FFLA


Ramapo Lookout was previously known as the Wind-beam Lookout (1920) and has been moved twice in its history. It has occupied its present location since 1983. The LS-40 Aermotor, with 7'x7' cab, is located on the Ramapo Mountain State Forest just south of the New York state line.


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Visit Reports

May 1, 2007: Bob Spear


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes
Comments: Paint chipping in areas <br />NJ is in progress with maintenance on all their towers

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No


Staffed? Yes

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response