Boot Jack Tower
US 1402, PA 70

Photo courtesy of Robert McKay

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1402, PA 70 (view other lookouts in United States, Pennsylvania)
Date Registered March 24, 2020
Nominated by Robert McKay
Location State Game Lands 44
Elk County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates N 41° 24.022' W 078° 41.550' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 24' 01" W 078° 41' 33"
N 41.400361° W 078.692502°
Elevation 2,204 ft (672 m)
Built 2018
Administered by Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry


The original Boot Jack Tower was a 100-foot Aermotor built in 1939.

As part of Pennsylvania's late-2010s fire tower upgrades, the original tower was replaced in 2018 with a new 100-foot steel structure. The original tower was removed but its stone observer's cabin remains on-site.


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