Cove Creek Tower
US 1079, TN 21
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Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1079, TN 21 (view other lookouts in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered January 3, 2015
Nominated by Michael Spanjer
Location Campbell County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 36° 15.582' W 084° 06.066' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 15' 35" W 084° 06' 04"
N 36.259700° W 084.101100°
Elevation 1,479 ft (451 m)

Description

Located in the heart of Cove Creek Wildlife Management Area, Cove Creek Fire Tower is a 100’ Aermotor with 7’x7’ cab. If affords remarkable views, including Norris Lake, and is in need of restoration.

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Visit Reports

October 5, 2015: Christopher Covert

Condition

Needs paint? No Response
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? No Response
Stairs OK? No Response
Glass intact? No Response
Good condition? Yes
Comments: The Tower has no Stairs left. The Cab looks good still and has a wooden floor, but the condition is unknown

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No

Staffing

Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response

November 23, 2009: Michael Spanjer

Condition

Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? No Response
Stairs OK? No Response
Glass intact? No Response
Good condition? No Response
Comments: Stairs removed most of the way up. Trees and vines growing on and in <br /> <br />the structure.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No

Staffing

Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response
Unknown if the land is private or public. No road currently goes to tower, although there is a former road right by it. Structure appears to be complete, but stairs are not. Impossible to get a good look at cab without stairs. This tower would have views of Cove Creek Lake.