Big Pocono Lookout (2017)
US 1264, PA 68

Photo courtesy of Brandon Smith

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1264, PA 68 (view other lookouts in United States, Pennsylvania)
Date Registered January 15, 2018
Location Big Pocono State Park
Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates N 41° 02.514' W 075° 21.150' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 02' 31" W 075° 21' 09"
N 41.041900° W 075.352500°
Elevation 2,083 ft (635 m)
Built 1921
Removed 2017
Administered by Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry


The new Big Pocono Lookout was built in 2017 as part of Pennsylvania's plans to upgrade its fire tower network. This 40-foot tower replaces a 21-foot predecessor, which has been relocated to Grey Towers National Historic Site, he home of pioneering forester Gov. Gifford Pinchot.


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