Belfry Fire Tower
US 1173, NY 38

Photo courtesy of Laurie Rankin

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1173, NY 38 (view other lookouts in United States, New York)
Date Registered January 23, 2017
Nominated by Laurie Rankin
Location Hammond Pond Wild Forest
Moriah, Essex County, New York
Coordinates N 44° 05.871' W 073° 32.874' (view using Google Maps)
N 44° 05' 52" W 073° 32' 52"
N 44.097853° W 073.547892°
Elevation 1,858 ft (566 m)
Built 1917
Administered by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation


The Belfry Fire Tower overlooks the Champlain Valley and the Green Mountains of Vermont to the east. To the west the high peaks of the Adirondack Park are visible and include Hurricane fire tower. The fire tower was closed in 1988.


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