Wheeler Fire Tower
US 774, PA 11

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 774, PA 11 (view other lookouts in United States, Pennsylvania)
Date Registered April 20, 2009
Nominated by Unknown
Location Allegheny National Forest
Warren County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates N 41° 41.460' W 079° 15.420' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 41' 28" W 079° 15' 25"
N 41.691000° W 079.257000°
Elevation 1,922 ft (586 m)
Built 1923
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Marienville Ranger District


The Wheeler Fire Tower on the Allegheny National Forest is an unusual Blaw-Knox tower with 7’x7’ metal cab. Built in 1923, the tower has sloping legs until the last four sections which are vertical.

The tower is located in the Hearts Content Recreation Area, an area designated as a National Natural Landmark, that was one of the first tracts acquired for Allegheny National Forest upon its founding in 1923.


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