New tower in October 2021
|Registry Numbers||US 971, PA 14 (view other lookouts in United States, Pennsylvania)|
|Date Registered||September 1, 2013|
|Nominated by||Michael Jamicky|
|Location||Clinton County, Pennsylvania|
N 41° 23.871' W 077° 51.266' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 23' 52" W 077° 51' 16"
N 41.397843° W 077.854437°
|Elevation||2,234 ft (681 m)|
|Administered by||Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry|
In service since 1919, the Tamarack Fire Lookout is still staffed by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry in fire season. It was a 65' Aermotor tower with a 7'x7' cab.
Circa 2020, the original tower was replaced with a modern steel structure.
|Shutters OK?||Not Applicable|
|Condition of wood OK?||Not Applicable|
|Comments:||Tower is a modern galvanized steel tower and is in pristine condition.|
Electronics and Enroachments
|Are electronic sites enroaching on tower?||No|
Access and Signs
|NHLR sign posted?||Yes|
|Directions to tower signed?||Yes|
It is staffed during fire season.
Opportunities for Volunteer Support
|Volunteers staffing opportunities?||No|
|Volunteer maintenance opportunities?||Unsure|