Cove Mountain Tower
US 688, TN 7

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 688, TN 7 (view other lookouts in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered March 19, 2007
Nominated by Peter Barr
Location Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Sevier County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 35° 41.798' W 083° 36.588' (view using Google Maps)
N 35° 41' 48" W 083° 36' 35"
N 35.696640° W 083.609800°
Elevation 4,077 ft (1,243 m)
Built 1935
Administered by National Park Service
Cooperators Smoky Mountain Hiking Club & Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains


The Cove Mountain Fire Tower in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was constructed by the CCC in 1935. It is a 60’ steel Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab. It is now used as an air quality monitoring site.


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