Little Flat Fire Tower
US 1780, PA 73
May 2021 photo

May 2021 photo - courtesy of Marc Burns

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1780, PA 73 (view other lookouts in United States, Pennsylvania)
Date Registered December 31, 2023
Nominated by Marc Burns
Location Rothrock State Forest
Centre County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates N 40° 45.123' W 077° 45.317' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 45' 07" W 077° 45' 19"
N 40.752042° W 077.755276°
Elevation 2,416 ft (736 m)
Built 1922
Administered by Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry


This steel Blaw-Knox tower was built in 1922 to replace an earlier 1915 wood tower. On the northeast corner of the tower site is a small 3-room cabin with a natural stone veneer, believed to have been used by tower watchmen.


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